Remixing and mash-ups

interesting article on mash-ups, user-generated content and the “business models” that are built upon this …

Online independent media hubs are letting people collaborate in new ways – and the focus is mostly on multimedia work, rather than text.

One example is, which was set up by JD Lasica and Marc Canter and

which has an even wider remit, taking all types of audio, visual, and animated work. With 22,000 members, the site […] is becoming a popular way to upload and distribute home-cooked content.

notice also that

Independent hubs such as are solving the problem with Creative Commons, a licensing system designed as an alternative to analogue-world copyright laws. Creative Commons provides flexible, mash-friendly licensing terms for digital media […]

read more at the Guardian

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