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Open Video: Worldwide Wireside chat with Lawrence Lessig

Categories: Latin America, Middle East & North Africa, North America, South Asia, Brazil, Guatemala, India, Israel, U.S.A., Arts & Culture, Digital Activism, Education, Film, Law, Politics
Larry Lessig by Robert Scoble [1]

Larry Lessig by Robert Scoble

What is fair use, how does copyright fit into the digital age and how can commentary, teaching, remixing and research with video be freely developed? Tune in [2]on February 25th 6:00pm US Eastern time (GMT -5) to watch and listen to Lawrence Lessig as he discusses these topics at the Open Video Alliance website [3]or check out for screenings in your city. At the moment, the only screenings outside the US will be in Canada, Guatemala, Brazil, Israel and India, however, if you are interested, you can host your own by contacting the Open Video Alliance [4].

Lawrence Lessig [5], law professor and political activist who is also the founding board member of  Creative Commons, will speak for 45 minutes, followed by a 30 minute question and answer session moderated by Elizabeth Stark of the Open Video Alliance. Questions can be submitted by using the hashtag on twitter #wireside.  While on twitter, why not follow @Lessig [6] and @openvideo [7]?

Are you interested in Open video? Then don't forget the Open Video in 60 seconds contest [8] to win a trip to the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival, deadline is this Sunday, February 14th. Or just  take a look at the submitted entries on what open video means to many folks all over the world. [9]

Still not sure about what Open Video means? Why not take a look at this entry for the contest by Qasim Virjee [10] which explains what Open Video means to him:

What is Open Video? [11] from Qasim Virjee [12] on Vimeo [13].