Correction, again

I’m reposting this because misinformation continues to spread all over the interwebs. Maybe I’ll post it every month.

Dear Journalists Dear Journalists, bloggers, commenters, etc.,

Some of you are writing that I was forced to choose the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license because the film is violating copyright. That is completely untrue, but has become the dominant motif of stories I read about the project. The confusion is understandable, so I attempt to sort it out below.

Sita Sings the Blues is 100% legal. I am free to release it commercially, which is why the film is gaining a number of commercial distributors in addition to its free sharing/audience distribution, which is also

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Shamelessness

A documentarian working on a short film about Free Culture wanted some images of the awards Sita Sings the Blues has received. So I gathered up most of what I have here (they’re not all in my apartment) and put them on a table for the camera man. I was so proud I took a photo of them myself, which I now am shamelessly posting to my blog. I am blushing even as I do this, but not enough to stop me. Thank you, generous givers of awards!

A documentarian working on a short film about Free Culture wanted some images of the awards Sita Sings the Blues has received. So

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Frunch: the Free Culture Lunch

This Friday, 2 pm, Soy & Sake @ 47 7th Ave S (at Commerce St) in New York’s West Village. Open to anyone who is into Free Culture, Free Software, Free Speech, Intellectual Freedom, anti-censorship, etc.

I’m trying to build another Free Culture community in New York. This could become a regular thing every Friday, depending on interest.

This Friday, 2 pm, Soy & Sake @ 47 7th Ave S (at Commerce St) in New York’s West Village. Open to anyone who is into Free Culture,

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The Blind Men and the Elephant

One of my favorite metaphors

One of my favorite

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