Lawrence Lessig's new journey (part one)

Maybe you’ve heard of Lawrence Lessig . Maybe as Larry Lessig . Then again, maybe you haven’t. But perhaps you’ve heard of free culture as a movement...Read more

Panel: Copyright Needed In Music, But Should Benefit Musicians

This story was written and originally posted by Kaitlin Mara at Intellectual Property Watch . Copyright is critical to the survival of the music...Read more

Uncovering open education challenges with ISKME’s Lisa Petrides

Creative Commons is helping to shed some light on open education resources in a recent interview with Lisa Petrides from the Institute for the Study...Read more

Larry Lessig takes on Washington

I had the opportunity to sit down with Larry Lessig last week. Co-founder of Creative Commons, law professor, author, and copyright guru, Lessig is a...Read more

We can accomplish more by sharing

This is the first in a series exploring the things I have learned from the open source way during my time at Red Hat. About 9 years ago I joined Red...Read more

Being more transparent about participation

Last week we published an updated version of our participation section. We wrote a short post a few weeks ago about how we could make contributing to...Read more

SCO -- reaping the litigation whirlwind

It's Spring 2003. I'm the Red Hat general counsel. Total Red Hat revenues the prior year were less than $100 million. Red Hat's loss on continuing...Read more

What does information really want?

Cory Doctorow says "information wants to be free" slogan is "lazy, stupid shorthand." (See discussions at and Utne Reader ) When...Read more