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Free-conomics: Free Culture and the Future of Creative Content

Alternately described as modern-day communism or true democracy, the idea of a 'sharing economy' in the arts inspires strong reactions on both sides. With amateur content sites like Wikipedia and YouTube becoming ubiquitous, the Free Culture debate is increasing in urgency. What happens to compensation for authors and publishers? Will there still be motivation to create? Will there be 'professionals' in the future? Join us to examine both the theory and application of the free culture model to address these questions and more.

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Added by MorganC on August 29, 2007