Created as a side project by Borys Musielak and Adam Zielinski, two Polish movie addicts — who just happen to be Python programmers — Filmaster is an elegant networking site for film aficionados. It's free to join and members can run their own blog, discuss and rate movies, and receive personalized recommendations.
Led by the former managing editor of the Wall Street Journal, ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. And they want you to steal their work.
The nightmarish vision of digital lock up has not materialised, but significant problems exist and practical solutions are required. The evidence shows that libraries, professors, students, and researchers — users who are allowed by British law to access and copy content — are stymied by DRM. These copyright exceptions are connected to core freedoms.
Open Video is a growing movement for transparency, interoperability, and further decentralization in online video. These qualities provide more fertile ground for independent producers, bottom-up innovation, and greater protection for free speech online. The conference will showcase awesome cultural works, inspiring talks, and cool tech demos from around the world.