Free Digital Works: from Free Software to Creative Society

Santalka: Filosofija, Komunikacija. 2011;19(2):39-46 DOI 10.3846/coactivity.2011.13


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Journal Title: Santalka: Filosofija, Komunikacija

ISSN: 2029-6320 (Print); 2029-6339 (Online)

Publisher: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Society/Institution: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

LCC Subject Category: Language and Literature: Philology. Linguistics: Communication. Mass media | Philosophy. Psychology. Religion: Philosophy (General)

Country of publisher: Lithuania

Language of fulltext: English, Lithuanian

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Žilvinas Jančoras


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Time From Submission to Publication: 20 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

<p>The article examines the issues of digital creation gifts to the world phenomenon of gift economy, assumptions of making and distribution of free works. The concept of free music, free books, free photos was disclosed   as well as the influence of free software movement on the free culture phenomenon. The influence of patent and copyright applications on the development of creative industries was analysed, new business models for software and digital creativity were presented.</p><p> </p>