[Cc-hk] Upload! 'Creative Commons': Opportunities for Public Life, Work and Play in Hong Kong 3.0
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Sat Nov 28 23:17:42 EST 2009
Oh if know it earlier we can promote it. Pls help inform us of these
events much, much earlier than this, as it is not we need to know but
we need to inform others. Anyway I cannot join tomorrow but have a
On 11/29/09, Haggen So <haggenso at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Journalism and Media Studies Centre <http://jmsc.hku.hk> kindly invites
> you to a public seminar...
> *Upload! 'Creative Commons': Opportunities for Public Life, Work and Play in
> Hong Kong 3.0 *
> *Speaker:* Mr. Pindar Wong, Co-Public Lead of Creative Commons Hong Kong
> *Date:* Monday, November 30, 2009
> *Time:* 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
> *Venue:* T5 Meng Wah Complex, The University of Hong Kong<http://www.hku.hk>
> Local Internet pioneer and entrepreneur Pindar Wong discusses the
> challenges, opportunities and responsibilities facing Hong Kong's first
> digital generation. The talk will focus on 'Creative
> a progressive copyright system that allows to share, remix, reuse and upload
> digital materials -- legally. How can 'Creative Commons' create new
> commercial and cultural opportunities by changing our copyright culture
> from 'No you can't' to 'Yes you Can!'? How can 'Creative Commons' be used
> to open up access to our cultural archives such as those held by public
> service broadcasters like RTHK?
> Mr. Pindar Wong is the past Chairman of the Asia and Pacific Internet
> Association; the Executive Committee Chairman of the Asia Pacific Regional
> Internet Conference on Operational Technologies; Advisor to the Asia Pacific
> Networking Group; and international advisory board member of the UNDP's
> Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme. He is also the Chairman of
> VeriFi (Hong Kong) Ltd., an Internet infrastructure consultancy, and
> Co-Public Lead of Creative Commons Hong Kong. Previously he co-founded Hong
> Kong's first licensed ISP in 1993, was the alternate chair of Asia Pacific
> Network Information Centre, and was appointed by the Internet Architecture
> Board to the Policy Oversight Committee. He served as the first Vice
> Chairman of ICANN's Board of Directors in 1999, was elected to the Board of
> Trustees of the Internet Society (2003), and served on the Board of the
> Public Interest Registry (2006). Prior to his involvement in pioneering
> commercial Internet services, he was a doctoral candidate and Sir Edward
> Youde research fellow at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
> Before gaining his doctoral fellowship, Mr. Wong was briefly a banker after
> graduating with first class honors in computing science from Imperial
> College London.
> This event will be offered in the framework of the MJ course "Critical
> Issues in Journalism and Global Communications".
> Admission is free, all are welcome.
> For more details on Creative Commons and its collaboration with the
> Journalism and Media Studies Centre, see http://hk.creativecommons.org/
> To learn more about the Journalism and Media Studies Centre, please visit
> our website, http://jmsc.hku.hk
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