John Weitzmann is based in Berlin and specializes in open content law, private order licensing in general and open science, both as a lawyer and as a journalist at the consumer information portal iRights.info. In 2006, he joined the Creative Commons Community and is the Legal Lead for Creative Commons Germany, and in 2013 has become the Regional Coordinator Europe for Creative Commons. John periodically publishes papers on internet law topics, is a founding member of the Digital Society Association and blogs at netzpolitik.org. As time allows, John provides expertise to activist groups and initiatives. He is the author of the 2014 handbook: “Offene Bildungsressourcen (OER) in der Praxis”.
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