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This 46-minute film gives an introduction and history of the commons,
a survey of market enclosures of our time, and a look at the emerging
commons movement internationally.
Amherst Community Television, "Encounters with Jan Servaes," University of Massachusetts, Amherst, November 16, 2010.
Berkman Center for Internet and Society, "Governing the Digital Commons," May 11, 2009. Talk on how commoners assert differing notions of freedom, community boundaries, social norms and reliance on law to protect the integrity of their shared resources.
Aspen Institute, "Viral Spiral: How the Commoners Built a Digital Republic of Their Own," February 2009. Overview of the book. For more, see ViralSpiral.cc.
iCommons, "Social Movements on the Commons," Keynote address, Sapporo, Japan, July 31, 2008. What can the Commons learn from other social movements and vice versa?
Wizards of OS3 conference, "The Future of the Digital Commons," Berlin, Germany, 2004. Plenary remarks at the biannual conference of free software/free culture advocates.