Posts tagged withFree Music Archive


The legacy of Free Music Archive

06 November 2018
Free Music Archive is closing down. One of the world's largest archives of free music will no longer be after this week and WMP is grieving. A couple of weeks ago, I attended a Creative Commons event in Lisbon where I had the chance to reflect on the importance of the licenses for my podcast (and for my life, actually). Before me, Monster Jinx's boss, Darksunn, went on the stage to share his…

Session 4.02 – Sharing knowledge with Wikimedia

10 September 2017
Back in August, I had the chance of talking to Dimitar Dimitrov, EU Policy Director at Wikimedia. On their website, Wikimedia is described as a global movement whose mission is to bring free educational content to the world. By now, it is one of the top 10 websites traffic-wise globally and it is arguably the biggest community-driven project online. It all started with the amazing Wikipedia, but…

Session 4.01 – Talking copyright with EDRi

30 July 2017
WMP is finally back and what a way to start this fourth season! This week, I talked to Diego Naranjo, Senior Policy Advisor at EDRi, to know more about the copyright reform that is still in the making in the EU. EDRi (European Digital Rights) is an association of civil and human rights organizations that advocates for the protection of our rights and freedoms online. On top of working directly…

Session 3.20 – Happy Public Domain Day!

01 January 2017
On this week’s show, WMP celebrated Public Domain Day. Public Domain Day has been happening as an initiative for some years now, being held on January 1st every year, as this is the date when each year new works go under the public domain. Except, of course, if you’re in the US – sadly, there won’t be any works going into the public domain there before 2019 at least.  In the European Union, though…