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This page explains the copyright and reuse status for the content of Ramblinactivist’s Blogs


In affluent states, technology has become ubiquitous; the challenge today is to give people access to technology in a way that is not exploitative and controlling.

That process begins by making the knowledge of how to manipulate ‘stuff’ open; and where necessary challenging the monopoly restrictions of intellectual property. We build that system when we freely circulate that knowledge in ways that circumvent the stifling controls on free speech that the concentration of social/mass media ownership creates.

Unless otherwise stated, all video, text, and images in this blog have been created by Paul Mobbs. Copyright as dated in each part of the series, as shown in the example here above-right. If any material has been created by someone else it will be clearly flagged as such, with appropriate credits and links.

The details of how that material can be reused are outlined below.

Creative Commons licenses.

The Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike logo

Most materials are released under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike 4.0 International license. Where other materials, not produced by Paul Mobbs are included in the series these will have been issued under compatible open licences.

You can download a copy of the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license from their website. Essentially the CC-BY-NC-SA license allows you to reuse my materials for non-profit purposes, provided that you give acknowledgement of the source.

The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication logo

Note that I have begun to release works under the Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication. This essentially has no restrictions whatsoever. See the Creative Commons website for full details.

If you are concerned about whether you are able to reuse my materials or not, please get in touch. Even for borderline cases I will probably not mind.

For those wanting commercial use of my materials.

Please note, I am a freelance writer and consultant. You may purchase non-exclusive rights to the materials in this series for commercial publication, or I could produce bespoke articles if they are required. Note that for those who are interested, I can also run (for a fee) workshops around the issues raised in my various blogs.

If you have specific queries about my material, please get in touch.

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