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La Ex

Platform for free culture and civil society advocacy organistion for copyleft cultural productionin Barcelona. La-Ex (formerly known as eXgea). La-Ex is also the organiser of the oXcars and the Free Culture Forum.




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     Sarai - The new media initiative, Delhi

    Sarai is a programme of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, (CSDS) one of India?s leading research institutes with a commitment to critical and dissenting thought and a focus on critically expanding the horizons of the discourse on development, particularly with reference to South Asia.

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      The Disappearance of Public Space on the Net 

      The Internet was started in the 1970's by the U.S. Defense Departmentas a communications tool and is now being bought out by I.B.M., M.C.I.and other megaCorporations. April, 1995 marked the closing of theNational Science Foundation's part of the internet, and signaled thebeginning of the end of the publicly funded computer networkinfrastructure.

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      At Frontiers 

      Frequently at frontiers we are asked, "Anything to declare?"

      The wisest thing to do when faced with the scrutiny of a border official is to say that you have "nothing to declare", and quickly move on. Crossing borders usually entails an effort not to say too much, or at least to get by with saying very little. A degree of reticence is the mark of the wise and experienced traveller.

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      Free/Libre Culture Forum Declaration 

      We can no longer put off re-thinking the economic structures that have been producing, financing, and funding culture up until now. Many of the old models have become anachronistic and detrimental to civil society. The aim of this document is to promote innovative strategies capable of defending and extending the sphere in which human creativity and knowledge can prosper freely and sustainably.

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      Sarai Reader 08: Fear 

      Modernity's great promise - the freedom from fear, now lies in ruins. One can argue that this vision was always compromised - modernity (especially in the form that emerged in the West, under Capitalism) always hid its own fears, and hid from its own fears - the fear of epidemics, of urban panic, of the homeless multitude and of criminal activity. This led to a drive for transparency: for separating the civic from the criminal, the civilised and the barbaric peoples, the human from the non human, life from the machine.

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