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June 7, 2010 AT 8:18 am

Johanna Blakely: Lessons from fashion’s free culture

Johanna Blakely: Lessons from fashion’s free culture

Copyright law’s grip on film, music and software barely touches the fashion industry … and fashion benefits in both innovation and sales, says Johanna Blakley. At TEDxUSC 2010, she talks about what all creative industries can learn from fashion’s free culture.

Interesting talk, fashion seems to be slightly similar to open source hardware. In fashion you can copy anything (just don’t use the trademark) and in open source hardware, you can copy anything but – you cannot use any trademarks and you’ll likely need to provide attribution.


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1 Comment

  1. Hmm. She loses a bit of credibility claiming that “open source software” has no copyright protection…

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