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The Libre Wikipedia entry lives on

January 7, 2015


A couple of years ago, I wrote my first and only Wikipedia article – on libre (surprise, surprise). After a while it was taken down for not being encyclopaedic in style or substance, which I can see. But I still think it’s a useful piece of work, and so I’m glad that KTucker is continuing […]

Libre matters round-up (17 June)

June 17, 2011


More libre matters! ‘How open data improved election coverage in Finland’ from the Open Knowledge Foundation. A Spanish political party is using the libre Orphan Songs in one of their videos! Unfortunately it doesn’t mention which Creative Commons licence it’s under. Creative Commons licences now translated into Albanian. Has anyone found a work under the […]

Common Libre Fears

March 23, 2011


For a few years now I’ve been privately talking to creators and trying to convince them to make their work libre. I talked about freedom and profit and distribution models and community repayment — the whole libre spiel. It was only recently, however, that one of the creators explained why that spiel was ineffective: he […]

What is Libre?

March 23, 2011


I’ve actually tackled this question in three different places. There’s a page on the blog. Share This Book covers this in a fair bit of detail. I’ve created a one-page PDF which (hopefully) explains it all (download it here: What is Libre?) Why cover this same topic again and again? Because I think the main thing […]