Free Culture Roundup

The Open University in the UK (very good for MBAs apparently) are becoming the first in the UK to offer open content under a Creative Commons Licence:

http://oci.open.ac.uk/pressrelease.html

OK so the Creative Commons licenses look good, but has one ever been tested in a court of law? Yes. And it won:

http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/cc-community/2006-March/000984.html

Our taxes fund the collection of public data – yet we pay again to access it.
Make the data freely available to stimulate innovation, argue Charles Arthur
and Michael Cross.

http://technology.guardian.co.uk/weekly/story/0,,1726229,00.html

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