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Introduction to Open Content Business

Traditional business models of the creative industries are built on the protection of content. With the advent of an Internet culture where content is ‘sold’ at a price of zero and sharing is a key paradigm, that model seems not to be fully adequate any longer. Even more, there might be a time when content

January 1st – Cultural Redistribution

Every year, on the 1st of January it is cultural redistribution all over the world. On this day, the commercial rights held by the grandchildren of great authors expire. From now on these works may be copied, adapted, sapmled and mashed-up, they are no longer private property but they belong to the Commons, they fall