The Open Forum Academy has published its latest book, Research on Open Innovation featuring a chapter by Andrew Katz. The chapter, Blurring the Line Between Producer and Creator, deals with the way law and licensing must respond to the democratisation of the creative, and particularly the remix, cultures. A copy of the chapter is available here. A copy of the whole book is available here.
The Open Forum Academy is a sister group of Open Forum Europe, a lobbying group based in Brussels and London, which is an independent, not-for-profit organisation supported by major IT suppliers including Deloitte, Google, IBM, Oracle and Red Hat, as well as SMEs, user and consumer organisations, and national partners across Europe. It focuses on delivering an open, competitive ICT market.
Andrew is a Fellow of the Open Forum Academy and has been involved in Open Forum Europe’s successful work with the Cabinet Office to simplify technology procurement, and to adopt open standards in procurement.