[artinfo] Charter for Innovation, Creativity and Access to Knowledge
Mayo.Fuster at EUI.eu
Sun Nov 15 15:49:16 CET 2009
(Please help to spread)
A broad coalition from over 20 countries, of hundreds of thousands of
citizens, users, consumers, organizations, artists, hackers, members
of the free culture movement, economists, lawyers, teachers,
students, researchers, scientists, activists, workers, unemployed,
creators? has come together to campaign and organise for respect and
the fullfilling of the rights of citizens and artists in the digital
The action started with the celebration of a First International
Forum on free culture and access to knowledge (October 29 to November
1 Barcelona) and continuous with the international launching of the
"Charter for Innovation, Creativity and Access to Knowledge".
The Charter constitutes the beginning of an unprecedented offensive
of civil society in defense of the fundamental rights in response to
the pressure of the lobbies of the culture industry and lobbies for
the privatization of education and knowledge on the national
parliaments, and particularly European Parliament.
Citizens of the digital era stand up to full fill the potential of
the digital era in the increasing freedom, justice and rewarding for
We invite all citizens to make this Charter theirs, spread it and practice it.
We invite all the governments, multinationals and institutions
urgently to listen to it, understand it and enforce it.
See the Charter at:
http://fcforum.net/ Download the Charter at:
Research Digital Commons Governance: http://www.onlinecreation.info
European University Institute - Phd Candidate
School of information Berkeley Visiting researcher
E-mail: mayo.fuster at eui.eu
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