Creative Commons: Accomplishments and discerning futures

Berkman Center for Internet and Society

December 12, 2008

Creative Commons and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society bring together a panel to talk about accomplishments and discerning futures.

Topics include financial contributions by the Hewlett Foundation; Bob Young, a Red Hat founder; lawyers as active barriers to sharing; WIPO's cautious participation; Creative Commons' principles versus Free Software Foundation's principles; spectrum of Creative Commons license tags.

Panelists include James Boyle, The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind; Lawrence Lessig, Remix; Joi Ito, Free Souls; Molly S. Van Houweling, Creative Commons' first Executive Director. Jonathan Zittrain, of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and author of The Future of the Internet -- and How to Stop It moderates the discussion.

Copyright 2008