BBC affirms Creative Archive in Charter Renewal plans

From Boing Boing: A Directory of Wonderful Things BBC affirms Creative Archive in Charter Renewal plans is absolutely great news.

Check out this quote from new BBC Director General Mark Thompson, from today’s press conference: “We want to builld a digital world based on universal access, open standards and unencryption [sic?]. Encryption, subscription and other forms of digital exclusion lead to widespread welfare losses. They may have a role within the total broadcasting ecology, but the idea that they can successfully replace free-to-air public service broadcasting flies in the face both of economic theory and real-world experience.”

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