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Hacker and Activist Aaron Swartz, 26, Commits Suicide in NY

Hacker and Activist Aaron Swartz, 26, Commits Suicide in NY

Aaron Swartz, Reddit, Creative Commons and Demand Progress co-founder, died Friday. ZDNet reported that the 26-year-old activist committed suicide in NY. Swartz  was charged with 13 counts of felony hacking in September 2012 after he allegedly scraped 4 million MIT papers from the JSTOR online [Full Story…]

Analyzing the Art of Creative Commons

Analyzing the Art of Creative Commons

NYConvergence ORIGINALby: Amy BerryhillIf there is a fight in the mind of any creator, where the battle between sharing and profiting begins, Creative Commons licensing offers a treaty.A panel discussion about Creative Commons' open copyright licenses took place at an Arts, Culture and [Full Story…]

Panelists Discuss New Rules of IP

Panelists Discuss New Rules of IP

NYConvergence ORIGINALThis morning, NYConvergence attended the New York: Media Information Exchange Group (NY:MIEG) panel “Keeping it Legal: The New Rules of Digital Media,” at the Time Warner Center.The panel was moderated by Limor Schafman, President of KeystoneTech Group and featured Fred [Full Story…]

Creative Commons Turns Six

Creative Commons Turns Six

NYConvergence ORIGINALTo celebrate their sixth "birthday", Creative Commons held a "salon" at the For Your Imagination (FYI) studio last night in NYC.  Four presenters talked about having their work shared using Creative Commons, including the musical guest. The presenters [Full Story…]