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* [http://belmontcopyright.com/ Belmont University Copyright Society] at Belmont University discusses copyright.
 
* [http://belmontcopyright.com/ Belmont University Copyright Society] at Belmont University discusses copyright.
 
* [http://itls.ca/ Information Technology Law Society (ITLS)] at the University of Ottawa (Canada) Law School discussed information technology law.
 
* [http://itls.ca/ Information Technology Law Society (ITLS)] at the University of Ottawa (Canada) Law School discussed information technology law.
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=== UN Agencies ===
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* [http://www.wipo.int/ World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)] is an agency of the United Nations "dedicated to promoting the use and protection of works of the human spirit."
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* [http://www.wto.int/ World Trade Organization (WTO)] see TRIPS
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=== Industry and Professional Associations ===
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* [http://mpaa.org/ Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)]
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* [http://www.riaa.com/ Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)]
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* [http://www.bsa.org/ Business Software Alliance (BSA)]
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* [http://www.nab.org/ National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)]
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* [http://www.itic.org/ Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)] is "an elite group of the nation's top high-tech companies."
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* [http://www.usta.org/ United States Telecom Association (USTA)] is "the voice of the converged telecom industry."
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* [http://www.ccianet.org/ Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA)]
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* [http://www.osaia.org/ Open Source & Industry Alliance (OSAIA)]
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* [http://www.cpsr.org/ Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR)]
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==== Library ====
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* [http://ala.org/ American Library Association]
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* other library groups
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=== Think Tanks ===
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Think tanks who have said something about free culture issues.
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* [http://pff.org/ Progress & Freedom Foundation]
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* [http://www.heritage.org/ Heritage Foundation]
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* [http://www.ppionline.org/ Progressive Policy Institute]
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* [http://www.americanprogress.org/ Center for American Progress]
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=== Europe ===
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* [http://www.ffii.org/ Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure]
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* [http://www.openknowledgefoundation.org/ Open Knowledge Foundation]
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* [http://www.freeculture.co.uk/ Free Culture UK]
  
 
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* [http://www.pubpat.org/ Public Patent Foundation]
 
* [http://www.pubpat.org/ Public Patent Foundation]
* [http://www.ffii.org/ Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure]
 
 
* [http://www.cptech.org/ Consumer Project on Technology]
 
* [http://www.cptech.org/ Consumer Project on Technology]
 
* [http://cdt.org/ Center for Democracy & Technology]
 
* [http://cdt.org/ Center for Democracy & Technology]
* [http://ala.org/ American Library Association] and other library groups
 
 
* [http://www.consumersunion.org/ Consumers' Union]
 
* [http://www.consumersunion.org/ Consumers' Union]
 
* [http://www.consumerfed.org/ Consumer Federation of America]
 
* [http://www.consumerfed.org/ Consumer Federation of America]
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* [http://www.splc.org/ Student Press Law Center]
 
* [http://www.splc.org/ Student Press Law Center]
 
* [http://www.cjog.net/ Coalition of Journalists for Open Government]
 
* [http://www.cjog.net/ Coalition of Journalists for Open Government]
* [http://pff.org/ Progress & Freedom Foundation]
 
* [http://www.heritage.org/ Heritage Foundation]
 
* [http://www.openknowledgefoundation.org/ Open Knowledge Foundation]
 
 
====Groups to Watch====
 
* [http://www.wipo.int/ World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)] is an agency of the United Nations "dedicated to promoting the use and protection of works of the human spirit."
 
* [http://mpaa.org/ Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)]
 
* [http://www.riaa.com/ Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)]
 
* [http://www.bsa.org/ Business Software Alliance (BSA)]
 
* [http://www.nab.org/ National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)]
 
* [http://www.itic.org/ Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)] is "an elite group of the nation's top high-tech companies."
 
* [http://www.usta.org/ United States Telecom Association (USTA)] is "the voice of the converged telecom industry."
 
  
 
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Revision as of 03:38, 27 December 2005

Organizations

A list organizations that work in the areas of of free culture and open access.

  • Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a nonprofit group of lawyers, technologists, and everyday people working to protect our digital rights.
  • Public Knowledge is an advocacy group working to defend our rights in the emerging digital culture.
  • Creative Commons presents an voluntary licensing system for copyright, the Creative Commons licences, which allow collobaration among artists across the world.
  • Downhill Battle works to end the major label monopoly on music.
  • IPac is a political action committee dedicated to preserving individual freedom through balanced intellectual property policy.
  • Wikimedia's various projects focus on citizen journalism.
  • Teleread advocates "Well-Stocked National Digital Libraries".
  • Click the Vote is an independent grassroots non-profit group fighting for new technology user rights.

Free Software

  • Free Software Foundation (FSF) is the birthplace of the free software movement. Approaches the issue of software from the perspective of freedom.
  • Open Source Iniative maintains the Open Source Definition. Approaches the issue of software from a more practical perspective.

Other Student Groups

Other student groups who touch on the free culture sphere of issues, whether activist groups or pre-professional clubs.

UN Agencies

Industry and Professional Associations

Library

Think Tanks

Think tanks who have said something about free culture issues.

Europe

Linkdump

Funders

Blogs and News

  • Copyfight is a copyright & "IP" law news blog.
  • Slashdot is a general technology blog ("News for Nerds") which often touches on copyright and patent issues.
  • LawMeme is a "law and technology weblog affiliated with Yale Law School".
  • boing boing is an enigma which sometimes covers free culture issues.

Linkdump

Individuals

Here are some people who often make headlines regarding free culture issues.

  • Lawrence Lessig is the author of Free Culture, a professor at Stanford Law School, chair of Creative Commons and a boardmember of the EFF.
  • Richard Stallman is president of the Free Software Foundation and founder of the GNU Project.

Linkdump

Lectures and Presentations

Resources

Open Content

Copyright Law

Academic Centers

These are programs at universities which study topics related to free culture.

Other

Activist Tools

Youth Activism