FREESOULS: Captured and Released by Joi Ito is a book by Joi Ito featuring 296 photographs portraits of members of the free culture movement . Creative Commons Attribution- Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License ( CC BY ), quality photos of the free culture community without the hindrance of copyright or permission .   Freesouls also includes eight essays by major figures in the free culture movement, including Howard Rheingold , Lawrence Liang , Cory Doctorow , Isaac Mao , Christopher Adams, Yochai Benkler , Marko Ahtisaari , and a foreword by Lawrence Lessig . Isaac Mao’s essay, “Sharism: A Mind Revolution,” introduces Sharism for the first time.
The book was published in three editions, as a box set in an edition of 50, a soft-cover book in a print run of 1024, and a regular release.  It was edited by Christopher Adams and Sophie Chang.
There is rumor of a Freesouls 2.  [ needs update ]
- Lawrence Lessig : Foreword by Lawrence Lessig
- Christopher Adams [ disambiguation needed ] : Share this book
- Joi Ito : Just another free soul
- Howard Rheingold : Participatory Pedagogy for a Literacy of Literacies
- Lawrence Liang : The Anti-image Politics of Copyright
- Cory Doctorow : You Can not Own Knowledge
- Yochai Benkler : Complexity and Humanity
- Isaac Mao : Sharism: A Mind Revolution
- Marko Ahtisaari : Intelligent Travel
- Jump up^ “FREESOULS: Captured and Released by Joi Ito” . joiito.com. 2008-08-01.
- Jump up^ “Freesouls: Captured and Released” . On the Commons. 2009-02-16.
- Jump up^ “Joi Ito’s Freesouls a book of portraits of CC-licensed, and essays by, copyfighters” . BoingBoing . 2008-08-01.
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