Thank you for alerting us to your call for "20 double-spaced page"
essays for your "Free Knowledge Book". I alert the participants of the
COMMUNIA network http://www.communia-project.eu,
the Union for the
Public Domain http://www.public-domain.org,
and also the Minciu Sodas
Thank you also for alerting us to the link at the GRAIN website to our
Ethical Public Domain workshop. We are posting videos from that event
Also, I invite you to join our website
as we will be continuing our
activity! and you can work there to encourage participation in your book.
Andrius Kulikauskas, Minciu Sodas, http://www.ms.lt, ms@...
Daryl Hepting wrote:
> I saw a notice of your work, of the Ethical Public Domain workshop in particular, on
> the GRAIN website: http://www.grain.org/bio-ipr/?id=536 (that has a ad for my
> book project, below as well). I would very much like if you'd consider writing something
> and/or sending the following announcement along to those who you think might be interested.
> Best regards,
> I am putting together a book based on "Free Knowledge" event
> held at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada in
> November, 2005. Although the book will certainly have a
> Saskatchewan flavour, I am also seeking contributions from
> outside of Saskatchewan.
> I would also be very grateful if you would consider forwarding this
> call to those who you think might be interested in participating.
> I also have a blog about this project at:
> All the best,
> Daryl Hepting
>> Spread the Word: Essays Wanted
>> Free Knowledge Book
>> The increasing privatization of knowledge is changing our society
>> in important ways, but for the benefit of very few.
>> Of interest are essays that deal with current challenges,
>> and promising alternatives, in specific sectors such as (but not
>> limited to) farming and food, computer software, medicine, media,
>> arts, and libraries. Essays dealing with, for example, traditional
>> knowledge, economics, or the historical context of this issue are
>> also welcome.
>> The essays are being collected for a volume inspired by the
>> “Free Knowledge” event held at the University of Regina on
>> November 17 and 18, 2005. Contributions need not be
>> Saskatchewan-specific. The finished manuscript will be available
>> on the web, through a creative commons license, and it is also
>> hoped to have it published in print.
>> Interested authors should contact Daryl Hepting, c/o Department of
>> Computer Science, University of Regina, Regina, SK, S4S 0A2, Canada
>> (e-mail daryl.hepting@...) as soon as possible. Manuscripts
>> should be approximately 20 double-spaced pages, not including
>> references. One or more external referees will review each
>> submission. Authors are invited to make suggestions about suitable
>> referees. Deadline for manuscripts is September 1, 2008, with an
>> expected publication date in the Fall of 2009.
> Daryl H. Hepting, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor * Computer Science Department * CW 308.22
> University of Regina * Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada S4S 0A2
> dhh@... * http://www.cs.uregina.ca/~hepting
> tel: (306) 585-5210 * fax: (306) 585-4745 * cell: (306) 596-6312