Good Things

The BBC are going to help digitize the UK’s public art collection and make it available online. This will be brilliant as long as the executive in charge doesn’t get bought by Microsoft or Adobe-

http://www.boingboing.net/2009/01/28/bbc-promises-to-put.html

OKFN’s microfacts is cool-

http://www.microfacts.org/

The History Commons is NonCommercial, which needs fixing, but otherwise cool-

http://www.historycommons.org/

The old Philip Greenspun illustration project for Wikipedia, a good example of sponsorship/patronage in design-

http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Philip_Greenspun_illustration_project

A good post on how the (overreaching) copyright claims of employers may interact with the virtual creations of employees-

http://imohax.com/2009/01/28/when-does-your-gaming-become-corporate-ip/

A good list of free culture image repositories courtesy of OKFN-

http://ckan.net/tag/read/images

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