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** (2007-07-20) [http://www.taxpayeraccess.org/media/release07-0720.html NIH Public Access policy passed the House]. FC.o is a member of the [http://www.taxpayeraccess.org/ Alliance for Taxpayer Access], which lobbied for the bill
 
** (2007-07-20) [http://www.taxpayeraccess.org/media/release07-0720.html NIH Public Access policy passed the House]. FC.o is a member of the [http://www.taxpayeraccess.org/ Alliance for Taxpayer Access], which lobbied for the bill
 
** (upcoming) ''New York Times'' article about FreeCulture.org and open access to research ([http://www.nytimes.com/pages/education/edlife/index.html watch here])
 
** (upcoming) ''New York Times'' article about FreeCulture.org and open access to research ([http://www.nytimes.com/pages/education/edlife/index.html watch here])
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*** This might not be "upcoming" very soon, or ever -- the Education Life supplement was released on 2007-07-29, ''sans'' the story on FC.o.
 
* Campus concerts
 
* Campus concerts
 
** With [http://www.futureofmusic.org/ Future of Music Coalition], re: Net neutrality ([http://www.futureofmusic.org/rockthenet/ Rock the Net])
 
** With [http://www.futureofmusic.org/ Future of Music Coalition], re: Net neutrality ([http://www.futureofmusic.org/rockthenet/ Rock the Net])
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* Blog:
 
* Blog:
 
** (2007-07-25) [http://www.arl.org/sparc/media/07-0725.html Sparky Awards video contest for students on information sharing]. FC.o [[board of directors]] member Karen Rustad is a judge for [http://www.sparkyawards.org/ the contest]
 
** (2007-07-25) [http://www.arl.org/sparc/media/07-0725.html Sparky Awards video contest for students on information sharing]. FC.o [[board of directors]] member Karen Rustad is a judge for [http://www.sparkyawards.org/ the contest]
* Break the Inter.net ([http://www.icommons.org/nodes/break-the-internet-coalition see iCommons node])
 
* Congressional pressure on universities re: p2p
 
 
* Outreach
 
* Outreach
 
** [http://www.campusactivism.org/addgroup.php Create an entry] on [http://www.campusactivism.org/ Campus Activism]
 
** [http://www.campusactivism.org/addgroup.php Create an entry] on [http://www.campusactivism.org/ Campus Activism]
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*** [http://www.campusactivism.org/addissue.php Add an issue]
 
*** [http://www.campusactivism.org/addissue.php Add an issue]
 
** Update [http://www.idealist.org/if/idealist/en/SiteIndex/Search/search?assetTags=NON_PROFIT_TYPE&assetTypes=Org&keywords=freeculture.org&keywordsAsString=freeculture.org&sid=104836728-7-KUS entry] on [http://www.idealist.org/ idealist.org]
 
** Update [http://www.idealist.org/if/idealist/en/SiteIndex/Search/search?assetTags=NON_PROFIT_TYPE&assetTypes=Org&keywords=freeculture.org&keywordsAsString=freeculture.org&sid=104836728-7-KUS entry] on [http://www.idealist.org/ idealist.org]
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* Break the Inter.net ([http://www.icommons.org/nodes/break-the-internet-coalition see iCommons node])
 
* "Flex Your (Copy)Rights" (cf. [http://www.flexyourrights.org/ Flex Your Rights])
 
* "Flex Your (Copy)Rights" (cf. [http://www.flexyourrights.org/ Flex Your Rights])
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* Contest for student papers on access to government information (with [http://www.sunlightfoundation.com/ Sunlight Foundation] / grant)
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* Congressional pressure on universities re: p2p
  
 
== Minutes ==
 
== Minutes ==

Revision as of 04:43, 1 August 2007

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