Philippe Aigrain on A Self-Standing Financing Model to Help Sustain the Non-Market Digital Commons

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Audio/video via http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/interactive/events/luncheon/2011/09/aigrain


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"What if we consider that sharing a digitally published work in one's possession with other individuals is a fundamental right? What if we break away from the idea of compensating the entertainment right holders for supposed harms resulting from sharing? What is a reasonable reward and financing model for sustaining a many-to-all cultural society? Philippe Aigrain — CEO of Sopinspace, which develops free software and provides commercial services for democratic processes and collaborative work over the Internet — discusses topics based on work conducted for "Sharing: Culture and the Economy in the Internet Age," forthcoming at Amsterdam Univ. Press in November 2011. (CC-licensed flickr photo from tomislavmedak)

Produced 19 Sep 2011."


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* Book: Philippe Aigrain. Sharing: Culture and the Economy in the Internet Age. Amsterdam Univ. Pr., 2011