Jul 14 2009 12:30pm to Jul 14 2009 12:30pm

Berkman Luncheon Series

Mapping the Global Commons: A Quantitative Perspective on Free Cultural Practice

Giorgos Cheliotis

Where in the world are people using Creative Commons licenses? How much content is licensed under Creative Commons and what are the individual, social and cultural factors that influence adoption? Also, what happens after content is made available for remixing under an open license? What kind of 'cultural flows' emerge from ad-hoc, large-scale remixing activity and how do these vary under different incentives for production? Giorgos Cheliotis will address these questions and more.

Harvard’s Berkman Center to Conduct Independent Review of Broadband Studies to Assist FCC

The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University will conduct an independent expert review of existing literature and studies about broadband deployment and usage throughout the world. This project will help inform the FCC’s efforts in developing the National Broadband Plan.

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