Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Copyme: Flags for Pirates

Vikings came from Sweden, now do pirates. A hybrid kind that plunders and enriches culture at the same time. Some of them sail the seas under the flag above. It indicates that a content provider moves to the Information wants to be free mantra. Or better, Information wants to be copied, and your requested to do so without constraint: No copyright. No (Creative Commons) license.

Copyme is an initiative of the Swedish PiratbyrÄn, which encourages anyone to use the flag who wants his content to be distributed as widely as possible and to support free culture. That is free as in free speech and free beer!
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More flags here
For the creative commonists who want to make the (final) switch to a free culture, here's a familiar looking flag:


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