Free Culture

The free culture movement is a social movement that promotes the freedom to distribute and modify creative works in the form of free content by using the Internet and other forms of media.The movement objects to overly-restrictive copyright laws. Many members of the movement argue that such laws hinder creativity. They call this system "permission culture."Creative Commons is an organization started by Lawrence Lessig which provides licenses that permit sharing under various conditions, and also offers an online search of various Creative Commons-licensed works.The free culture movement, with its ethos of free exchange of ideas, is aligned with the free software movement.
Posts about Free Culture
  • McCann London CEO: We’re in the content business

    … you face as a CEO is balancing the short term and the long term. Meeting the requirements of the business and creating at the speed of culture, whilst ensuring that you’re building the foundations for long term success. What we try and do is provide a free culture: people can do what they want to do; there’s beer here if people want to work late…

    Chris Smith/ Digidayin Content- 7 readers -
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