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And the Winners are (of the Moving Image Contest at Duke Law)

Paul, · Categories: Alumni and other friends, Amusements, General, Information Commons

Framed!Just my luck, I leave perfectly good warm pizza here in the Lab (thanks Kimberly) to sprint over to Duke Law for the announcement of the winners of The Center for the Study of the Public Domain‘s Moving Image Contest. Once I got there their pizza was cold.
You may recall that I was one of three judges for the contest; the others were Creative Commons’ Glenn Otis Brown and FullFrame Documentary Festival‘s Laurie Racine.
The winners chosen by the three of us and the winner of the People’s Choice Online Voting were announced by Jennifer Jenkins and James Boyle.
As you can imagine, especially if you know the judges, there was a divergence of opinions, but we picked four very strong and enjoyable films. The People did a fine job too — since I agree with them that “Stealing Home” is particularly good.
“The contest asked for 2 minute movies about the ways that intellectual property affects art– specifically documentary film or music.”
Drop by and have a view.
Music for Our GrandchildrenLet me put in a plug for “Music for Our Grandchildren” which was produced in Poland. If you want to watch that one and you are not in Poland, then you might want to get your download from Duke.

RSS feeds of ibiblio and ibiblog

Paul, · Categories: Alumni and other friends, General, Information Commons

Fred and Patrick have added a list of sites with RSS feeds on ibiblio to the home page. It’s not complete — we started with our active webgroup — but it’s a giant step forward. I’ve been impressed about how much is going on. Next steps include ibiblio aggregators and publishing.
At the same time, Fred has created a group blog for ibiblio-staff to communicate with you. ibiblog is off to a good start with editting by Bret Dougherty, the Iron Dog himself.

Kuhn Ethics Paper Released (and Critiqued)

Paul, · Categories: Alumni and other friends, General, Virtual Communities

Martin Kuhn‘s paper on A Proposed Blogger Code of Ethics [PDF] to which several of you contributed is available via a link from the Blogging, Journalism, and Credibility conference site at Harvard Law’s Berkman Center. As part of the paper, Martin proposes a “Bloggers Code of Ethics” which is posted and critiqued there (you can contribute to that discussion too).
Like several of the posters, I don’t agree that you should secure permission before linking to an article.
Enjoy and put your ideas out there. Martin has given you a good place to start.