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Media and Internet

The Internet offers an unparalleled opportunity for generating and expanding the commons in many ways. The mass media, often relying on free use of the airwaves, is a powerful public resource that too often represents the views of a narrow strata of society. Thinking of communications itself as a commons opens up broad new possibilities for sharing of information and insight.

July 16, 2008

Marc Dangeard

July 14, 2008

Lina Srivastava

July 14, 2008

Juan Carlos Zaldivar

The "Flash Mob" Gambit
July 11, 2008

The "Flash Mob" Gambit

Are South Koreans demonstrating a new model of citizen action?
July 6, 2008

Josh Kun

What's Happening with What We Got:  DJ Spooky's Quest for the Commons
July 2, 2008

What's Happening with What We Got: DJ Spooky's Quest for the Commons

Filmmaker Brad Lichtenstein's Blog Moves In
iCommons Summit to Convene Free Culture Movement
June 19, 2008

iCommons Summit to Convene Free Culture Movement

Huge international gathering will bring digital artists, educators, entrepreneurs and freedom-fighters to Sapporo.
Associated Press Tramples on Fair Use Rights
June 18, 2008

Associated Press Tramples on Fair Use Rights

Wanna quote five words? It will cost you $12.50.
A Democracy Without Transparency?
June 6, 2008

A Democracy Without Transparency?

New initiative seek to leverage the Internet and put government budget data online.