The 14th episode of EXIF and Beyond has been released.
Unlike previous episodes a lot of debate and controversy has been swirling within the online photography community and blogosphere in regard to various cases of copyright infringement (see my previous articles Will The Real Flickr Please Stand Up among others) and the use of Creative Commons (Creative Commons: A Great Concept, Iâ€™ll Never Employ among others & Black Star Rising’s Why Photographers Hate Creative Commons / Protecting Your Images: The Myth of Creative Commons). As use of Creative Commons grows and copyright infringement cases surface more frequently it’s become clear a lot of the discussion around Creative Commons has become quite polarized and often riddled with inaccuracies. In an effort to keep this debate as accurate as possible I thought it would be beneficial to go straight to the source for the most accurate information about Creative Commons.
This episode features an interview with Stanford Law Professor Lawrence Lessig, co-director of the law schoolâ€™s Center for Internet and Society, author of “Free Culture: How Big Media Uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity” and founder of Creative Commons. In this conversation Professor Lessig, with a focus on photography, discusses the purpose & objective of Creative Commons, his perspective on copyright law, addresses the question “How if at all the adoption of Creative Commons is hurting photographers? and shares more information about the recently announced CC+ license.
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EXIF and Beyond: Lawrence Lessig Interview
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