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Cultivating creative commons: from creative regulation to regulatory commons

@inproceedings{Tsiavos2007CultivatingCC,
  title={Cultivating creative commons: from creative regulation to regulatory commons},
  author={Prodromos Tsiavos},
  year={2007}
}
This thesis explores and explains the development of the Creative Commons (CC) as an alternative to mainstream copyright protection. it argues that the distinctive characteristics of CC as a license based, configurable form of meta-regulation can be explained by consideration of the disciplinary background of the movement's founder (Lawrence Lessig) and as a consequence of the particular mode of development it undertook (e-mail discussions as commonly used in the arena of software development… 

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