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Free Culture Advocacy: A General Strategy and Some Examples Involving Social Movement Groups and Community Universities

Author ChaoKuei Hung (Shu-Te Univ; SLAT; OFSET)
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About the author
Chao-Kuei Hung http://people.ofset.org/~ckhung/index.en.php is a long time FLOSS advocate in Taiwan.

He has given more than a hundred talks about free software, most of which are addressed to school teachers. The topics include technical ones such as mathematics and regular expressions, as well as non-technical ones such as culture and philosophy and of free software. He is also concerned with privacy and consumer right invasion by large ICT corporations. He is a member of http://www.ofset.org/ Organization for Free Software in Education and Teaching.

Abstract
For the free culture communities to better promote their ideals and practices, it is useful to look for arenas where the "cost" factor of the economical incentives is amplified and where certain groups of audience have "marketing" needs. Community universities fit the first criterion, plus they are a good channel for dissemination of our agenda. Social movement groups fit the second criterion. Together the three different fields of organizations may benefit each other and improve the society as a whole. [| full article];

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