[ubuntu-za] [Fwd: [cc-community] Free Culture X conference in D.C., Feb 14th]

David Robert Lewis (ethnopunk) ethnopunk at telkomsa.net
Thu Feb 18 17:29:31 GMT 2010

Wish there was something like this happening in South Africa. Ubuntu and 

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Subject: 	[cc-community] Free Culture X conference in D.C., Feb 14th
Date: 	Wed, 3 Feb 2010 13:04:49 -0500
From: 	Ben Moskowitz <benrito at gmail.com>
Reply-To: 	cc-community at lists.ibiblio.org
To: 	cc-community at lists.ibiblio.org

Hey all,

This is probably of interest to those in the D.C. metro area. Please 
spread the word!

/Free Culture X Conference in Washington D.C., Feb 13-14. Pay what you 
want //http://bit.ly/fcconf// #fcx/

Free Culture X, a conference of Students for Free Culture, will be held 
February 13/14th at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. 
Keynote addresses will be given by Harvard Berkman Center 
co-founder *Jonathan Zittrain*, the co-founder of the public interest 
group Public Knowledge, *Gigi Sohn*, and the director of American 
University's Center for Social Media, *Pat Aufderheide*. 

The conference is focused on developing greater openness among 
institutions of higher education by specifically investigating:

    * The politics of open networks,
    * Global access to knowledge, and
    * Open education.

Registration is pay-what-you-want, whether that's $1 or $100.  Gifts 
(such as signed copies of books by Lawrence Lessig and Henry Jenkins or 
custom voicemail recordings by Jonathan Zittrain) are awarded for bigger 
donations. Register now: http://conference.freeculture.org/register/

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