KPFT @ NetSquared

Ernesto Aguilar, Program Director for KPFT, spoke at NetSquared last night. It was an interesting discussion. One thing he brought up was the issue of copyrights for content they have started to archive. They’re interested in the Creative Commons license model, but also want to be able to make money off their material too.

Recently, I had wrote Ernesto, asking him advice on performance rights, so it’s interesting to see this issue is relevant to KPFT too. I encouraged him to adopt a Creative Commons license, one of the non-commercial licenses, and then come up with an easy mechanism to license their content for performance, reproduction, or film synchronization.

Now, to find an “easy mechanism” – that’s the hard part 🙂 It’s something, though, I’ve been thinking about doing …

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I'm the founder and president of Agoric Source, LLC, co-organizer of the Houston Python Meetup, and active board member of several local non-profit organizations, including Ten Thousand Villages Houston, the Houston Area Model United Nations, and the Weekley Family YMCA. I'm first and foremost still a software hacker, but with my economics background and business experience, I serve well as a project or program manager, technical visionary, etc. I'm opinionated, but hopefully reasonable so. My blog is just a chance for me to keep up with my writing skills, and expound upon various technology and policy subjects. I especially try to keep up with the Houston software community.