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Copyright Meltdown – Duke University – Bound By Law – Open Source – Creative Commons

Effective Living | Activism

20091012mo-creative-commons-logoSummary. Our society and culture are at risk of information meltdown as result of the rampant overreaching and scare tactics being used by Copyright holders.

Even short clips and excerpts of video and audio used for education, documentaries, and social commentary are all at risk of being labeled as copyright infringement.

For more information, and solutions to the problem, visit Creative Commons . You can learn more by reading Bound by Law?, a publication of Duke University’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain.

Video. Below is a video by Gregory Johnson responding to the current threat.

By Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is a freelance writer and tech consultant in Iowa City. He is also the founder and Director of the ResourcesForLife.com website. Learn more at AboutGregJohnson.com