[artinfo] Charter for Innovation, Creativity and Access to Knowledge

Fuster, Mayo 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
Skype: mayoneti

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