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James Boyle to talk clearances at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Those attending the upcoming Sheffield Doc/Fest (which takes place November 5 to 9) will be able to hear a keynote speech by James Boyle on copyright, licensing and digital distribution. As a founder of Creative Commons, which works to facilitate the free availability of art, scholarship, and cultural materials by developing machine-readable licenses that individuals and institutions can attach to their work, Boyle will discuss the clearance culture. All Doc/Fest delegates must register by October 20. For more info, visit http://www.sheffdocfest.com'>.
October 15, 2008

Those attending the upcoming Sheffield Doc/Fest (which takes place November 5 to 9) will be able to hear a keynote speech by James Boyle on copyright, licensing and digital distribution. As a founder of Creative Commons, which works to facilitate the free availability of art, scholarship, and cultural materials by developing machine-readable licenses that individuals and institutions can attach to their work, Boyle will discuss the clearance culture. All Doc/Fest delegates must register by October 20. For more info, visit Doc/Fest’s website.

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