Simona Levi (Founder) – communication – investigation

Simona Levi (Founder) – communication – investigation

(Es) Es directora de teatro, artista multidisciplinar y activista en los movimientos sociales estatales y europeos en temas de libre circulación del conocimiento, la cultura y la información, de defensa de internet y de lucha contra la corrupción. Ha participado activamente en los movimientos para el derecho a la vivienda y el uso del espacio público. En los últimos años se ha centrado en la cultura libre, la democracia digital y el uso estratégico de las herramientas digitales para la organización, la comunicación, la acción colectiva y la renovación de la democracia. Organiza plataformas para destapar la corrupción y la responsabilidad política de las injusticias económicas en el estado español y en Europa. Es participante activa del 15M desde Barcelona. Co-autora de varios libros, entre ellos destacamos “Tecnopolítica, internet y r-evoluciones” – Sobre la centralidad de redes digitales en el #15M, y ha coordinado “Cultura libre digital – Nociones básicas para defender lo que es de todxs”, ambos publicados en 2012 por la editorial Icaria.

Maddalena Falzoni aka Maddish (Founder) – technology

Maddalena Falzoni aka Maddish (Founder) – technology

Software developer and systems administrator. Within Xnet, she coordinates the technical aspects and is responsible for the IT structure in all its aspects (development, usability, security). She is the founder and director of MaadiX, a company that offers IT solutions aimed at preserving privacy, confidentiality and autonomy in the digital environment. Breaking the technological gap […]

Sergio Salgado – communication and networks

Sergio Salgado – communication and networks

He studied Political Science at Universidade de Santiago de Compostela and Human Ecology at Universidade Aberta de Lisboa. Specialized in online political communication. He is deep into several national and international projects related to activist democracy and as a consultant for various organizations.  

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Charter for Innovation, Creativity and Access to Knowledge

Charter for Innovation, Creativity and Access to Knowledge

Citizens’ and Artists’ Rights in the Digital Age Immediate and urgent solutions A broad coalition from over 20 countries, of citizens, users, consumers, organizations, artists, hackers, members of the free culture movement, economists, lawyers, teachers, students, researchers, scientists, activists, workers, unemployed, entrepreneurs, creators…, invites all citizens to make this Charter theirs, share it and put […]

Sustainable Models for Creativity in the Digital Age

Sustainable Models for Creativity in the Digital Age

We can no longer put off re-thinking the economic structures that have been producing, financing and funding culture up until now. Many of the old models have become anachronistic and detrimental to civil society. The aim of this document is to promote innovative strategies to defend and extend the sphere in which human creativity and […]

Who we are

XNET Current Developers: Simona Levi (founder), Sergio Salgado, Maddalena Falzoni (founder) Other founders and/or developers Ana María Méndez, Emma Avilés, Rubén Saez, Pau López, Pere Rusiñol (journalism advisor), Marc Sempere, Elena Fraj, Josianito Llorente, Pedro Soler  

Sustainable Models for Shared Culture

Sustainable Models for Shared Culture

Case Studies and Policy Issues Download .pdf   By: CONSERVAS/Xnet, Stichting Kennisland, World-Information Institute, National Hellenic Research Foundation/ National Documentation Centre (NHRF/EKT) 2012

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15MP2P

15MP2P

A transdisciplinary look to the 15M. Descarga .pdf   By: DatAnalysis15m 2012

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Network actions

Network actions

We promote network actions and citizen platforms such as: the oXcars, FCForum, Sinde Pírate, 15MPaRato, stop-ACTA, Internet no será otra TV, Partido X…

Fights for citizen liberties. National and international Networks

Lobby ciudadano en red para defender nuestras libertades civiles y derechos democràticos, y de Intenet como elemento clave para garantizarlosNetworked citizen lobby to defend our civil liberties and democratic rights, and the Intenet as the key element to guarantee them

Anti-corruption

Xnet is a member of WIN Whistleblowers International Network.   As citizens, we do not perceive political parties and public prosecutors as allies, but as a part of the problem. For anyone paying attention it is obvious that the only victories in the fight against systemic corruption come from citizens, or thanks to citizens. Corruption […]

Citizen electoral watch

Diagnose from citizen reports of inefficiencies, negligences and electoral frauds in the current electoral system. In accordance with the experimentation of new formulas of Democracy, at the Xnet we also analyse the current electoral system and the way it works, in order to act against the agents who perpetuate its corruption systematically and systemically. If […]

Net Democracy. Method, politic R+D

Network democracy, new prototypes of citizen self-organization based on pragmatism. Political R & D method to achieve a democracy of the 21st century.
Campaign design

Campaign design

We assist collectives in the creation and usage of activist devices for specific actions and in the development of their campaigns.

Training in online action

Training in online action

#Radical Community Manager: Seminars on online tools, digital strategies and social networks. How to effectively organize in Internet for the action.

Portal de cultura libre

Portal de cultura libre

Todo lo que necesitas saber sobre Cultura Libre, derechos de autor, la SGAE, Copyright, Copyleft, licencias y herramientas legales.

Publications

Publications

Members of @X_net_, representing many different fields, have had their work published in here.

Recommendations of policies

Recommendations of policies

Recommendations of policies related to open culture, net neutrality and the society of knowledge.

Research, conferences and courses

Research, conferences and courses

Conferences and seminars about or practices, theoretical investigations and fields of action. From the experience the story is written.

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Net neutrality

Net neutrality

The fight for net neutrality and for laws to reinforce it is crucial to defend our rights and freedoms on the Internet & for democracy in the 21st century
Free Culture [videos & more]

Free Culture [videos & more]

Libre/Free Culture. For a fair and positive copyleft - copyright law. Defense of sharing and the free flow of information and knowledge.
Events

Events

We organize events to show to the world the work and results we make as civil society, particularly the Free Culture Forum and the oXcars ceremony.

SGAE: ¿cambios o maquillaje?

SGAE: ¿cambios o maquillaje?

Este post contiene: explicación de los hechos carta de invitación de SGAE correspondencia Xnet – SGAE vídeo del debate X: encuentros en la Tercera Fase entre Xnet y Antón Reixa, actual presidente de la SGAE Bonus Track de los recuerdos: Teddy Bautista vs EXGAE (ahora Xnet) – 3.minutos Breve análisis del borrador de directiva sobre […]

A message for #12M15M from the Internet quarter

A message for #12M15M from the Internet quarter

[This text is a message for #12M15M 2012 from the online community]. Last year we needed to cry out together that we were not alone feeling fed up. We were not alone shouting enough! Last year we lived through a cathartic movement, a global movement, a resounding cry to pick up strength while resolving to […]

G8 vs INTERNET

G8 vs INTERNET

The Internet is the place where we meet, speak, create, educate ourselves and organize. However, as we are at a turning point in early web history, it could either become a prime tool for improving our societies, knowledge and culture, or a totalitarian tool of suveillance and control. After 15 years of fighting the sharing […]

2010 oXcars and FCForum

2010 oXcars and FCForum

As many of you already know, the OXCARS festival took place last Thursday at the Apolo. More than 2000 people attended. Here you have some pictures and very soon a short movie. During the following days, at the Free Culture Forum, the citizen’s analog network, organizations and active voices of the Free/libre Culture and Knowledge […]

Let’s talk about “money”

Let’s talk about “money”

State of the art and notes against taxes on internet conexion Some ideas from our practices to be presented at the FcForum 2010 By EXGAE (now Xnet) “More fairness, less compulsoriness” Plenides (400 a. C.) vía J. Cortell   Castellano: Vamos a hablar de pasta” In the struggle to reconcile civil rights with the business […]

SGAE accepts the invitation and come to the FCForum as an Observer

SGAE accepts the invitation and come to the FCForum as an Observer

After the massive reaction from the civil society (110000 visits in only one day) in front of the posibility that the main Spanish collecting Society, SGAE, could sue EXGAE, and after the second press release of EXGAE in which it reaffirms its rejection against the legal pressures but also it’s constant openness to dialog with […]

The FCforum organises the presentation of the Civil Rights Framework Initiative for the Internet (Marco Civil da Internet) at the European Parliament

The FCforum organises the presentation of the Civil Rights Framework Initiative for the Internet (Marco Civil da Internet) at the European Parliament

European Parliament, Brussels (room A1G1) – October 27th 2010, 12:30 The “Marco Civil da Internet” is the new law proposal about Internet regulation of the Brazilian Ministry of Justice. It is a pioneering experience for the following reasons: Has been made through out the citizens participation, with more that 4000 contributions. It is a pioneer […]

‘Civil rights on the Internet’ The experience of Brazil’s regulation initiative

Organized by Oriol Junqueras (Esquerra Republicana Catalunya), Eva Lichtenberger (Verds-ALE) i FCForum.net (Free/Libre Culture Forum, Barcelona) European Parliament, Brussels (room A1G1) October 27th 2010, 12:30 Guest speakers: Guilherme Almedia (Brazilian Ministry of Justice – Coordinator of the Civil Rights Framework Initiative for the Internet). Carlos Affonso Pereira de Souza (Vice-coordinator of the Center for Technology […]

Dialogue, never arrogance

Dialogue, never arrogance

hello everybody, first of all, many thanks for everything you’ve done over the last few days . there were so many visits to our site, so very many that, as the graphic shows, they went through the roof of the page :) and collapsed 2 servers. over 110,000 visits in 24 hours. castellano: diálogo siempre, […]

Internet no será otra TV

Internet no será otra TV

The civil society ask to ensure a sufficient supply Internet so that any end user, without discrimination of “interest”, can use all services and applications of their choice.

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Yes, OXCARS and FCForum are back!

Yes, OXCARS and FCForum are back!

Like every other year – and this one more than ever – Xnet invites everybody to participate in the 3rd oXcars edition, the greatest free culture event of all times, in collaboration with Conservas and Telenoika -also EXGAE members- and this year with the help of Red SOStenible and the social networks. 28th – 31st […]

I co-produced Vicky Cristina Barcelona

On how public funds must have an impact on the public realm and not be privatized. The Woody Allen film Vicky Cristina Barcelona was generously funded by Barcelona City Council. Even when they are intended for commercial exploitation, the products of developments financed by public funds should always be published under free licenses to an […]

We Create. We Decide.

Fair distribution of Royalties and reform of royalties management and collecting societies. At the moment, royalties management societies are a monopoly that hinder the circulation of culture and the returns to its authors. *Ref.: point 2 Legal Demands, paragraph B. Stimulating Creativity and Innovation, Charter for Innovation, Creativity and Access to Knowledge: http://fcforum.net/ STOP ACTA […]

The Tracks Collector

Artists must be able to live from their work if they wish to do so. The traffic in authors rights by publishers, recording companies and royalties management societies does not protect the interests of authors. Legal Demands- Stimulating Creativity and Innovation, of the Charter for Innovation, Creativity and Access to Knowledge. http://fcforum.net/ STOP ACTA http://d-evolution.fcforum.net/en/

The Tracks Collector, reality show

You’ll see the Tracks Collector around the city over the next few days. Most of musicians are no longer members of any royalties collection societies, because theyve realised that it goes against their interestsBut they still try to collect money on their behalf, even if they havent signed the management of their authors rights over […]

Looking for a (North) American friend

Every year, private US industry lobbies exert an invasive pressure on the Spanish Executive through their Special 301 Report on countries that require special surveillance because of their disobedience to the interests of Hollywood entertainment multinationals. This report names Spain as one of its top offenders and stigmatizes the whole of Spanish society as pirates. […]

Giving music to hairdressers vs the greed that refuses to understand the future

In Spain, the SGAE charges hairdressing salons for having the radio on, and they charge radio stations for broadcasting the same content. They use a flat fee that disregards whether the material broadcast is part of its repertory or not. They charge for everything, twice over. STOP ACTA http://d-evolution.fcforum.net/

(Es) SGAE: noticias

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STOP ACTA

STOP ACTA

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Oxcars 09

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Si eres legal comparte

Si eres legal comparte

Viñeta por Paco Rives Sábado 20 de diciembre gran descarga pública delante de la sede del PSOE en Madrid No te lo piedas http://siereslegalcomparte.com/ Más infos en : http://compartiresbueno.net/ ___________