Photo: Untitled by pheezyIn December 2009 Creative Commons Australia and PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication published the “Yes, we are open!” special edition issue. Guest edited by Elliott Bledsoe and Jessica Coates,  this issue presents submissions by postgraduate students around the world working in media studies or related fields which critically examine the legal, social and technical parameters of open source, open content and open access.

The contents includes:

Elliott Bledsoe and Jessica Coates
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An Interview with Esther Wojcicki
Elliott Bledsoe and Jessica Coates
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The State of the Commons: Case Studies 2010
Rachel Cobcroft
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Sharing with Creative Commons: A Business Model for Content Creators
Cheryl Foong
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Can Open Mean Terbuka? Negotiating Licenses for Indonesian Video Activism
Alexandra Crosby and Ferdiansyah Thajib
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Cooperation and Competition in Open Production
Peter Jakobsson
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The Special Issue of PLATFORM is available on the PLATFORM website or is available to view on the ccAustralia account on Scribd. Below is an embedded flash frame of the document which you can browse through.

Credits—Photo: Adaptation (crop and resize) of ‘Untitled‘ by pheezy, CC BY 2.0 Generic.