Posts Tagged ‘ Creative Commons ’

Sing Along Now: You’re No One If You’re Not On Twitter

Sep 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, General

“Niche songwriter” Ben Walker has released his wry take on the state of the Internet, You’re no one if you’re not on Twitte: [display_podcast] It’s released with a Creative Commons license, so you can download it freely and share it or put it in your podcast. Here are the lyrics so you can sing along, […]

Remix The World’s First Open-Source Movie Trailer

Sep 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Video

In July, we reported on the open-source movie community A Swarm of Angels – a group that hopes to update “the current filmmaking models of Hollywood and independent film to create cult cinema for the digital age.” They’ve announced what they are calling the world’s “first open source film trailer,” for The Unfold, a sci-fi thriller being made […]

US Federal Court Upholds Open Source Licenses

Aug 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Law

Free content pioneer Lawrence Lessig notes at his blog today that a US Federal Court has upheld open source licenses (pdf), helping to build a case history for Creative Commons licenses that are frequently used in new media: The Court has held that free licenses such as the CC licenses set conditions (rather than covenants) […]

Creating Businesses Using Creative Commons Media

Jul 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Law

This is one of a series of videos by Frances Pinter and David Percy that look at building businesses based on Creative Commons licenses. It takes a look at Magnatune, a digital music store built on CC licenses, and the company’s founder, John Buckman. Creative Commons licenses are a set of free tools designed to […]

Get 10,000 Albums Of Free Music

Jun 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, Podcast-Legal Music

Torrent site isoHunt has added 10,000 albums of free downloadable music from Jamendo, a site that publishes music licenced with Creative Commons license: “I’m proud to announce our partnership with Jamendo, a premier archive of Creative Commons music from a network of independent musicians. You can now see Jamendo originated torrents highlighted by white tabs […]

Nine Inch Nails Releases Another Free CD

Jun 5th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Trent Reznor today announced another free music download, Lights In The Sky – an EP that features the work of Nine Inch Nails’ touring band: I am proud to announce the final personnel lineup of nine inch nails for the foreseeable future. We’ve added, we’ve subtracted and we’ve wound up with unquestionably the strongest lineup I’ve […]

Open Source Animated Film Ready For Remixing

Jun 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: General

Big Buck Bunny is an animated short, released under the Creative Common Attribution license. The film is about “a giant rabbit with a heart bigger than himself. When one sunny day three rodents rudely harass him, something snaps… and the rabbit ain’t no bunny anymore! In the typical cartoon tradition he prepares the nasty rodents […]

How The RIAA Targets College File Sharers

May 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music

The Chronicle of Higher Education has an off-the-record explanation from an RIAA official on how they identify colleges and universities to target: The official explained that one way the RIAA identifies pirates is by using LimeWire, a popular peer-to-peer file-sharing program that is free online and used by many college students (there is also a […]

First Review Of Nine Inch Nails’s The Slip

May 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, Podcast-Legal Music

Synthopia has the first review we’ve seen of Nine Inch Nails‘ new free album, The Slip: Overall, NIN’s new release The Slip is an excellent release. It delivers all the things you expect from NIN, it builds on their last release, Ghosts I-IV, and it even has some a couple of tracks that are likely […]

Nine Inch Nails Goes Creative Commons With The Slip

May 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Digital Music, Podcast-Legal Music

Nine Inch Nails has announced that it is giving away its latest album, The Slip, for free: as a thank you to our fans for your continued support, we are giving away the new nine inch nails album one hundred percent free, exclusively via the music is available in a variety of formats including […]