In one of the most exciting experiments of our time, the UK's British Broadcasting Company (BBC) is considering ways to open source its content:
"The broadcast era is finished," [Steve Bowbrick of the BBC's new openness campaign] says. "The BBC needs to provide web tools and a new generation of methods and resources that will boost [its] capital, but that will also use the BBC as a platform for promoting the individuals, organisations and businesses that make up UK plc."
What could the BBC create? It sits on a vast content resource, much of … Read more