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Re: NYC LOCAL: Friday and Saturday 13 and 14 January 2006 Free Culture N

From: BJ in Texas
Subject: Re: NYC LOCAL: Friday and Saturday 13 and 14 January 2006 Free Culture Northeast Regional Summit at Columbia University
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 18:30:58 GMT wrote:
|| This weekend, starting the afternoon of Friday 13 January
|| 2006, in
|| Lerner Hall at Columbia University in the City of New York,
|| there will
|| be a gathering in support of the Free Culture Movement.  This
|| event
|| will run for about 24 hours.
|| For full information start at
|| whose text is reproduced below.  A schedule is at
|| Please register for the gathering in advance.
|| Jay Sulzberger <>
|| Corresponding Secretary LXNY
|| LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.
|| <blockquote
||  what="official Free Culture NYU announcement"
|| Free Culture NYC Summit + Creative Commons Copyright
|| Criminals Remix Contest
|| December 25, 2005 @ 2:03 am        Filed under News
|| Hope everyone is enjoying their holiday breaks. Free Culture
|| will be
|| back with some meetings soon once the spring semester starts,
|| but I
|| wanted to post two reminders.
|| First, Free is hosting a New York City Regional
|| Summit on
|| January 13th and 14th at Columbia. Please register
|| immediately if you
|| are in the academic community in the area, as we need to
|| start making
|| arrangements for free food and other resources. NYU's own 
|| Vaidhyanathan will be speaking and we'll have some folks from
|| Creative
|| Commons attending for a workshop on CC on campuses.
|| Second, check out Creative Common's Copyright Criminals Remix
|| Contest:
|| This is a contest for artists to mix audio tracks under 4
|| minutes
|| which use provided voice samples from Ben Franzen and Kembrew
|| McLeod?s
|| forthcoming film, "Copyright Criminals". Samples from the
|| film include
|| voiceovers from De La Soul, DJ Qbert, members of Public
|| Enemy, Matmos,
|| Coldcut, members of Negativland, and others. The best overall
|| winner
|| will be included prominently in the film and the top 11 other
|| entries
|| are to be included on a companion CD.
|| I'm sure it will turn out some great stuff, so keep an eye on
|| the page.
|| Anyway, happy new years, and see you at the summit!
|| </blockquote>

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