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=== Free Creation ===
 
=== Free Creation ===
  
Every work to which copyright is applicable is a creation of the human mind (and craft). So talking about "creation" seems right in this context.  "Free creativity" is a possible variant.
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Every work to which copyright is applicable is a creation of the human mind (and craft). So talking about "creation" seems right in this context.
  
 
=== Free Intellectual Works ===
 
=== Free Intellectual Works ===
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: You still don't get around the work/labor ambiguity (someone providing "free intellectual work" might be talking about free labor), and you end up with a lengthier name and a possible connotation of "intellectual property". I can be convinced that "Free Expression" in particular is also an ambiguous term with its own problems, but I don't think this is a good replacement.--[[User:Erik Möller|Erik Möller]] 09:49, 2 May 2006 (CEST)
 
: You still don't get around the work/labor ambiguity (someone providing "free intellectual work" might be talking about free labor), and you end up with a lengthier name and a possible connotation of "intellectual property". I can be convinced that "Free Expression" in particular is also an ambiguous term with its own problems, but I don't think this is a good replacement.--[[User:Erik Möller|Erik Möller]] 09:49, 2 May 2006 (CEST)
 
=== Free Media ===
 
Media is, according to [[w:Media (arts)|Wikipedia]], "the materials and techniques used by an artist to produce a work".  "Free media" would be such material and techniques that are free.  This would mean "derivative works allowed".  On the downside, the term "Media" itself is, outside the arts, occupied negatively by the mass media, and could be understood to refer to free distribution channels rather than the creative works itself.
 
 
=== Free Culture ===
 
By referring to "culture" rather than a specific work or piece of media, you recognize the values that are transmitted in that individual work as well as any elements, derivatives, or remixes which only include one element or dimension of a given piece of media.
 
 
== Existing projects ==
 
 
The following projects could be contacted to know whether they want to participate in/join/endorse our Definition.
 
 
Definitions:
 
* [http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html Free Software Definition]
 
* [http://oc.openflows.org/oc_definition Open Content Definition]
 
* [http://www.okfn.org/okd/definition.html Open Knowledge Definition]
 
 
Other projects:
 
* [http://freeculture.org/ FreeCulture.org, an international student movement for free culture]
 

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