UPDATE: slides from the presentation are now available: problem-of-open-media.pdf or problem-of-open-media.odp (OpenDocument Presentation format).
Any copyright reformers in St. Louis? I'll be attending the annual conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) in St. Louis from Nov. 5th-7th, as will QuestionCopyright.org board members Jeff Ubois and Brewster Kahle.
On Saturday, Nov. 7th, from 10:45-11:45am, I'll be on a panel entitled The Problem of Open Media, organized by Jack Brighton of Illinois Public Media, with Rick Prelinger (Prelinger Library & Archives), Suzanne M. Fischer (the Henry Ford), and Peter Kaufman (Intelligent Television).
It might be clarifying to call the panel "The Problem of Closed Media" or "The Problem of Monopolized Content"... but then, perhaps that's exactly the sort of discussion to save for the panel! It should be a good session. Here's the description: