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Announcing Swedish Translation of 4.0 License!

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:55:40 +0000

We are so happy to announce our official translation of 4.0 into Swedish. Now all Swedish speakers can benefit from the 4.0 licenses in their own language.

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Communia publishes position papers to untangle lackluster EU copyright proposal

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 21:14:15 +0000

In September 2016 the European Commission released its proposed changes to copyright in the EU. Unfortunately, the proposal fails to deliver on the promise for a modern copyright law in Europe. Creative Commons is a founding member of  the Communia Association, which has been hard at work advocating for positive changes to the Commission’s plan. … Read More "Communia publishes position papers to untangle lackluster EU copyright proposal"

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What does “open” mean in Nigeria? Reflections on a Nigerian Roundtable with Stakeholders

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:40:43 +0000

In the area of knowledge governance today, it is no longer in doubt that ‘open’ is an important and emerging paradigm and philosophy.

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I can’t wait for 2016 to be over

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:48:55 +0000

I truly believe that if we want the world to be more equitable, accountable, and accessible to all, we have to build it together.

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A Conversation with the Conversation: transforming journalism with a CC license

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:48:45 +0000

Independent, open, not-for-profit news sources can help safeguard against the spread of misinformation, particularly on the viral web. The Conversation takes their role as journalists, researchers, and academics seriously. As an international nonprofit producing strong independent journalism, their aim is brings important academic research to the Web through editorial curation and collaboration. Launched in 2011 … Read More "A Conversation with the Conversation: transforming journalism with a CC license"

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La Cumbre Global de Creative Commons. Los comunes y el intercambio: ¿y ahora qué sigue?

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:07:48 +0000

Estamos orgullosos de anunciar que el registro a la Cumbre Global de CC está abierto, junto con el llamado para que la comunidad envíe sus propuestas. Por favor, consideren unirse a nosotros, tanto como si son colaboradores desde hace tiempo o son nuevos en la comunidad de CC. ¡Esperamos verlos a todos en el hermoso … Read More "La Cumbre Global de Creative Commons. Los comunes y el intercambio: ¿y ahora qué sigue?"

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The 2017 CC Global Summit: Sharing and the Commons – What’s Next?

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:19:00 +0000

We’re proud to announce that summit registration is now open, along with our call for community submissions. Please consider joining us, whether you are a longtime contributor, or new to the CC community.

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The top of the commons 2016: Favorites from our community of commoners

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 18:17:22 +0000

2016 is almost at a close, and our global communities are as busy as ever. Around the world, diverse groups are working together to create meaningful connections and light up the commons.

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Reviving archives through remix: How a Dutch archival project is reinvigorating electronic music

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 16:14:18 +0000

What does it mean to listen to the past through a truly modern lens? This is the question the Dutch project re:vive seeks to answer.

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Announcing new staff to support CC’s global network

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 13:53:29 +0000

I’m thrilled to announce two new additions to Creative Commons’ full-time staff—Claudio Ruiz and Simeon Oriko. Both Claudio and Simeon will be taking on newly developed positions focused on supporting the growth of CC’s global network.

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