Monthly Archives: December 2008

Principles for Open Government

The good folks at Mozilla andthe Participatory Culture Foundationhave joined forces with ChangeCongress to publish threeprinciples for open government to guide Barack Obama’s change to a sharing culture ingovernment. They are:

1. No Legal Barrier to Sharing
2. No Technological Barrier to Sharing
3. Free Competition

Read more about it here.

Copyright Documentary from Michael Geist and Dan Albahary

In June 2008, the Canadian government introduced Bill C-61, new copyright legislation that closely followed the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act. This film, by law professor Michael Geist and law student + film maker Dan Albahary, asks Canadians from across the country and from a wide range of sectors the question – “why copyright?”

Digg it here and watch it here and here.

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