09 May 2006

On The Commons.Org

Will we have a culture that's authentic, participatory and diverse — or a commercial monoculture based on concentrated media companies selling proprietary product? Much hinges upon the rules for market competition, copyrights and trademarks, Internet and software design, and the electro-magnetic spectrum. Much will also depend upon strengthening libraries, academia, indigenous peoples, Internet communities and other guardians of the cultural commons.

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