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Pirates At The Parliament: The Big Dream?!

In just 24 months we have witnessed an amazing increase in consensus toward our ideals across the globe. Renowned worldwide for being one of the most defiant and cheeky online centres for Peer to Peer and exchange of audio and video files, fresh from their success in the European Elections which took one of their representatives flying from the meshes of the Net straight into a political seat in Brussels, the board of Pirate Party International, the political branch of The Pirate Bay project, is euphoric.... READ MORE...

Hacker Space Festival

The second Hacker Space Festival (HSF) will be held at the /tmp/lab in Paris, on the 26-30 June 2009. The goal of the Hacker Space Festival is to bring together people from many cultural and technological backgrounds and from different Hacker Spaces and Autonomous zones in France and Europe (and from beyond, if they can attend) to share and show what's going on... READ MORE...

Free Software and Beyond

"The 4th Oekonux conference. Free Software and Beyond. The World of Peer Production" at University of Manchester from 27th to 29th of March, widens the perspective from Free Software to other fields of peer production. Project Oekonux and P2P Foundation are proud to welcome nearly 30 invited contributors which will share their experience, studies and insights with us on the following topics... READ MORE...

Micro-cinema: La Storia Vera Di Malastrada

Intervista a MALASTRADA sistema produttivo cinematografico basato sul micro-finanziamento in cerca di una sperimentazione comunicativa che sostenga una progettualitˆ filmica autonoma, in una situazione dove l'idea del broadcast e della sala commerciale sono l'ectoplasma per il cinema contemporaneo, basta donare 10 euro per diventare co-produttori di un opera cinematografica 'dal basso'.... READ MORE...

Furtherfield.org: Coding Cultures – Part 1

L'idea di un articolo su Furtherfield.org mi stuzzicava da tempo, ma come scriverlo in maniera completa senza riuscire a fare due chiacchiere con Marc (Garret) e Ruth (Catlow), suoi principali rappresentanti e promotori? Confrontandomi proprio con loro  nata quindi l'idea di questo speciale: due puntate, questa prima in cui Marc e Ruth pubblicano un loro testo ideologico che mi sono preoccupato di tradurre e interpretare al meglio, e una successiva seconda in cui risponderanno alla mia lunga intervista.... READ MORE...

Geert Lovink: Free Cooperations In P2p Networks

During the latest Video Vortex meeting organized by the Institute for Network Culture in Amsterdam at Club 11, the large networker's community met to analyze how video and other materials are shared through the net. In substance the questions that were addressed were how video and audiovisual information is used and shared through the net, how platforms like Vlog and podcast are developing and what tomorrow's television will look like in terms of clustering of information and free construction of programs with independent content.... READ MORE...

Steal This Film 2: Share Alike

n the wake of the diy-do it yourself attitude of Abbie Hoffman s book, Steal this book (1970) , in 2006 a pretended group of filmakers who gathered under the name of The league of the noble peer , produced an interesting documentary film, Steal this film , showing how the present time's pirates are causing trouble to the diffusion and production system of knowledge and information with their recreational and disenchanted habits.... READ MORE...

Oil 21, P2p & Intellectual Property

From 24th till 28th May Berlin was the meeting point fot that weird and unruly network of activists, artists and hackers whose experiences and projects have intersected more or less continuously for a time at a global level. This time their objective was to study the formation politicies and thus to share experiences and ideas on the growing importance of the spread of knowledge and the access to immaterial resources.... READ MORE...