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Uncommon Businessmodels

 - With the introduction of internet the traditional business model for spreading information has been challenged. Whereas before the largest part of the efforts and the investments where spent on t (...)
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INA has joined the Video Active project

The French “Institut National de l’Audiovisuel”(INA) has joined the Video Active project as an associate partner. By welcoming INA, Video Active will offer an even richer collection of television heritage on its portal, www.videoactive.eu.
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International Study on the Impact of Copyright Law on Digital Preservation

The Library of Congress has recently issued a joint report on digital preservation and copyright. This authoritative report was compiled by the National Digital Information and Infrastructure Preservation Program, and in cooperation with partners in Australia, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. SURFfoundation is responsible for the Dutch contribution.
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Heritage Online at Fear it? Fix it! 2008

Last Friday, XS4ALL hosted FIFI 2008 at the Westergasfabriek Amsterdam. With this event, XS4ALL (the first company to offer internet to individuals in the Netherlands) celibrated its 15th birthday. The event consisted of workshops on open-source creativity, FABLAB, Web 3.0 and more.
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German Federal Archive publishes photos on Wikipedia under Creative Commons license

On December 6th, the German Federal Archive and the online encyclopedia Wikipedia announced their cooperation in making publicly available 100,000 digitized images under Creative Commons licence (CC-BY-SA) in exchange for linking the photos to Wikipedia’s Persondata. A big step for opening up public content and data.
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The National Archive and Spaarnestad Photo release new photos on The Commons on Flickr

It has been a busy week here at the National Archive. On the 18th of December the National Archive and Spaarnestad Photo launched new photographs on The Commons on Flickr. This time the photographs related to various subjects. Firstly, as part of the National Archive’s Afscheid van Indië project (www.afscheidvanIndië.nl), The National Archive published some photographs of the Dutch East Indies on Flickr. Secondly, the National Archive also published a number of photographs by the famous Dutch p (...)