Posted on June 10, 2010 by Simon Phipps
Well worth reading this article. The TV programme 'Glee' features a singing club as the backdrop for a situational drama. Despite the fact that the music industry would sue a club like this off the face of the earth if they ever actually did the things in the story lines, the series never ever confronts either the insurmountable challenge of obtaining copyright clearance or the heartache of being victimised by the music industry as punishment for unauthorised creativity and glee. One can only hope that the next victim of the music industry will cite Fox as a co-defendant for incitement…
Creative Commons Australia report that the Australian Parliament will be releasing all web content under their new CC v3 licenses. Good, clear step that would be great to copy.
Useful round-up that I know I'll come back looking for.
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