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A PDF of each case study in the booklet is available below. All PDFs are under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia licence unless otherwise noted.
Following Alexis West
Following Alexis West is a documentary film which examines the effect of New Zealand’s switch to a proportional representation system has had on its politics and culture. View the full case study here.
Media: Film. Location: New Zealand/United States of America. More information: www.followingalexiswest.com.
Strange Symphonies Blog
Strange Symphonies is the blog of of Aizat Faiz, a Malaysian free culture advocate working with FLOSS, free content, and open standards. View the full case study here.
Media: Text, Images, Software. Location: Malaysia. More information: http://blog.aizatto.com.
Pig Head Skin (A.K.A. Yueh-hsin Chu) & Jesus Rocks!
Yueh-hsin Chu is an independent musician/producer in Taiwan, and leads the band Jesus Rocks! The band released an album of the same name in October 2004 under a Creative Commons Licence. View the full case study here.
Media: Sound. Location: Taiwan. More information: Pig Head Skin: www.streetvoice.com/pigheadskin, Jesus Rocks!: http://youth.pct.org.tw/music.
Creative Commons Taiwan
The Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, continues to support Creative Commons Taiwan as a project within the institute since the project’s initiation in November 2003. The Creative Commons Licenses were launched in Taiwan on September 4, 2004. View the full case study here.
Location: Taiwan. More information: http://creativecommons.org.tw .
International IDEA Publishing
International IDEA is an intergovernmental organisation seeking to strengthen democratic processes and institutions worldwide. View the full case study here.
Media: Text. Location: Global. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with offices in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. More information: www.idea.int.
60Sox is a multimedia portfolio and networking site providing a central focal point for emergent creativity in Australia and New Zealand. View the full case study here.
Media: Film. Location: Australia/New Zealand. More information: www.60sox.org.au.
An initiative to promote and support the creation and development of Arabic content released under Creative Commons licences. View the full case study here.
Media: Books, Articles, Photos, Graphic Designs, Audio Files. Location: Arab countries. More information: www.arabcommons.org.
Show Some Color
Show Some Color project by the Fabricatorz production group invites individual women to create videos on their racial identities. View the full case study here.
Media: Video, Event. Location: United States of America. More information: http://fabricatorz.com.
Global Voices Online
The Global Voices Online project presents writings from an international team of bloggers who monitor online conversations in their regions. View the full case study here.
Media: Video, Podcasts. Location: Operation is global, divided into six regions: Middle East/North Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; East Asia; South Asia; the Americas; Eastern Europe, Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia. More information: www.globalvoicesonline.org.
Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives
The Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives is a global cybercollective which researches, documents and promotes peer-to-peer alternatives in every field of human activity. Its subject matter includes open/free, participatory/p2p, and commons-oriented practices and concepts, and also includes peer production, peer governance, and peer property. View the full case study here.
Location: Thailand. More information: http://p2pfoundation.net.
EngageMedia is a video-sharing website focused on social justice and environment issues in Australia, South East Asia and the Pacific. View the full case study here.
Media: Video, Text. Location: Australia, South East Asia, Pacific. More information: http://engagemedia.org.
Moshang (A.K.A. Jean Marais) & Asian Variations
The CC-licensed Asian Variations album is a collection of 14 remixes produced by MoShang in his Chinese Chill style of downtempo electronica, melding deeply laid-back beats with Chinese traditional instruments. View the full case study here.
Media: Sound. Location: Taiwan. More information: MoShang: http://moshang.net, Asian Variations: http://asianvariations.com.
NLA Picture Australia Click & Flick
Click and Flick is a National Library of Australia initiative to open PictureAustralia to photographic contributions from the general public. View the full case study here.
Media: Images. Location: Australia. More information: www.pictureaustralia.org.
openDemocracy is an independent online magazine offering global perspectives on current issues, fostering democratic debate. pertaining to their regions. View the full case study here.
Media: Text, Image. Location: Global. Headquartered in London with an office in New York. More information: www.opendemocracy.net.
Creative Commons Clinic
The Creative Commons Clinic at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane is the primary centre for research into Creative Commons in Australia. View the full case study here.
Location: Australia. More information: http://creativecommons.org.au .
Sony’s eyeVio is an Internet and mobile service in Japan that provides a high quality video-sharing platform for people to share videos with family and friends. View the full case study here.
Media: Video. Location: Japan. More information: http://eyevio.jp .
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