[Cc-hk] CC licence
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Tue Dec 18 05:32:18 EST 2007
And thanks for your great work! Li Yahong and the legal teams :-)
On Dec 18, 2007 4:44 PM, Henry Oh <henryoh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Professor Li,
> Congratulations! That's fantastic news.
> I figure this is a good time to introduce myself to the cc-hk listserv.
> Rebecca MacKinnon suggested that I join this group. I met her while
> interviewing her for a book that I am writing.
> We had a "2nd degree" connection and that's how we met.
> Briefly, I went to Stanford Law School (graduated in 2005) and while there,
> I did some work with Professor Lessig (a seminar class "Architecture of
> Identity", an independent research project for a semester on municipal
> wireless (Spring 2005) and I was a member of his Eldred research team (Fall
> 2001), I was a legal intern at EFF during the summer of 2002 and an intern
> at the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), primarily working under
> Alan Davidson (now Google's counsel) in the Fall of 1997. I did an M.Sc. in
> Media and Communications Regulation and Technology at LSE (graduated in
> 2004). My dissertation was: ³Private Viewing in Public Spaces: The
> Challenges of Regulating Pornography on Third-Generation (3G) Mobile
> Networks.² I've been studying Internet regulation and the various related
> issues (surveillance, privacy, free speech, IP, etc.) since around 1993
> while I was an undergrad in university.
> I also do some film and music production work (mostly in Brazil) and through
> one of my friends (the person I do film work with) I met Sergio Amadeu, then
> Brazil's "Minister of Technology" (He was President of the National
> Institute of Information Technology, (Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia da
> Informação)). He introduced me to Ronaldo Lemos, a professor at the
> Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV) Law School in Rio de Janeiro and director of
> FGV's Center for Technology & Society (CTS). He was the Project Lead for
> Creative Commons in Brazil. We keep in touch.
> I moved to HK in October 2006 from NY after working for Cleary Gottlieb,
> almost exclusively working on Brazilian capital markets transactions. I am
> now involved in a series of projects. A Brazilian film, a book, and a
> nascent Internet startup.
> I offered Rebecca to give whatever free time I can to help CC HK.
> I will be at the informal gathering at the Renaissance Kowloon Hotel tonight
> and look forward to meeting those on the list who are able to attend.
> On 18/12/07 2:46 PM, "Li Yahong" <yali at hku.hk> wrote:
> > Dear Rebecca and all,
> > To keep you updated, we had submitted our first draft of CC licence on Dec. 5,
> > and then submitted an annotated version on Dec. 14, to CC International. We
> > had already received questions, suggestions and comments from Catharina and
> > will work on them. Although currently under the pressure of marking heavy
> > loads of exam scripts, Alice and I (with Jerry and Rob) will try to get the
> > licence released to public prior to New Year, if not Christmas, as a holiday
> > present to the ever patient and supportive HK CC community.
> > Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
> > Yahong
> > on behalf of the legal team
> > Dr. Yahong Li
> > Associate Professor
> > Faculty of Law
> > The University of Hong Kong
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