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Lelalnd Maschmeyer is a creative director in New York City and author of The Triumph of the Commons.

May 14, 2014

You No Longer Have to Own Everything You Use

Leland Maschmeyer on creativity, sharing and the 21st Century Economy
February 9, 2014

A Whole World of Knowledge at Your Fingertips

The School of Open helps us navigate the immense resources of on-line learning
April 18, 2013

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April 1, 2013

The Rise and Fall of Broadcasting as a Commons

By U.S. law, the airwaves belong to all of us. But there's no sign of that today
January 24, 2013

The Tragic Death of a Commons Hero

Aaron Swartz (1986-2013)
The Public Domain Manifesto
February 4, 2010

The Public Domain Manifesto

New statement declares the public domain the rule and copyright the exception.
DIY Book Scanning Takes Off
January 20, 2010

DIY Book Scanning Takes Off

The rise of a global commons devoted to the cheap scanning of books for personal use.
Artists vs. Copyright Law
January 15, 2010

Artists vs. Copyright Law

World Fair Use Day explains why artists need the right to remix and mash up culture.