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CC Certificates spring into action

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:09:55 +0000

In order to better teach open tools and practices to communities around the world, Creative Commons has developed open educational resources and a certification program called the CC Certificate.

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Landmark release of Termination of Transfer tool from Creative Commons and Authors Alliance

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 19:16:04 +0000

For more than a decade, Creative Commons has developed and stewarded legal tools that give creators the opportunity to share their work on open terms.

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2nd World OER Congress + 2017 Ljubljana OER Action Plan

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:55:00 +0000

30 ministers of education and 690 members of the open education community (140 of them virtual) from 111 nations convened in Ljubljana, Slovenia at the 2nd OER World Congress with the goal of mainstreaming open education to meet the education targets in the United Nations SDG4. In addition to the 3-day Congress program, there were 21 satellite sessions … Read More "2nd World OER Congress + 2017 Ljubljana OER Action Plan"

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Tratado de livre comércio União Europeia-Mercosul prejudicaria os direitos dos usuários e o conjunto de bens comuns (commons)

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:45:16 +0000

Hoje, a Creative Commons publicou uma análise do projeto de capítulo de propriedade intelectual do acordo de livre comércio entre a União Europeia e o Mercosul, que abarca diversos aspectos vinculados a direitos de autor e direitos conexos. Nós examinamos questões que seriam prejudiciais ao domínio público, à criatividade e ao compartilhamento, e envolvendo os … Read More "Tratado de livre comércio União Europeia-Mercosul prejudicaria os direitos dos usuários e o conjunto de bens comuns (commons)"

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El tratado de libre comercio Unión Europea-Mercosur dañará los comunes y los derechos de los usuarios

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:44:16 +0000

Hoy Creative Commons publicó un análisis del borrador del capítulo de propiedad intelectual del acuerdo de libre comercio entre la Unión Europea y el Mercosur, que abarca varios aspectos vinculados al derecho de autor. Examinamos cuestiones que irían en detrimento del dominio público y serían perjudiciales para la creatividad, el intercambio y para los derechos … Read More "El tratado de libre comercio Unión Europea-Mercosur dañará los comunes y los derechos de los usuarios"

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EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement Would Harm User Rights and the Commons

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:40:43 +0000

Today Creative Commons published a policy analysis covering several copyright-related issues presented in the draft intellectual property chapter of EU-Mercosur free trade agreement. We examine issues that would be detrimental to the public domain, creativity and sharing, and user rights in the digital age. [The policy paper is also available in Spanish and Portuguese.]  The European … Read More "EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement Would Harm User Rights and the Commons"

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Sign the Petition: Public Money Should Produce Public Code

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:00:10 +0000

The Free Software Foundation Europe and a broad group of organisations including Creative Commons are supporting the Public Money, Public Code campaign. The initiative calls for the adoption of policies that require that software paid for by the public be made broadly available as Free and Open Source Software. Nearly 40 organisations and over 6200 … Read More "Sign the Petition: Public Money Should Produce Public Code"

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Lessons learned from a year of Slack, 1000 members, and immeasurable community growth

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:37:36 +0000

As we pass 1,000 active users on Slack, we want to take a moment to give gratitude to our community for making it happen.

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European Parliament Must Protect Scientific Research

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 07:00:25 +0000

In June we asked the European Parliament to redouble their efforts to make much-needed improvements to the EU copyright reform. We called on the Parliament to spearhead crucial changes that promote creativity and business opportunities, enable research and education, and protect user rights in the digital market. Despite this strong ask, the direction of the … Read More "European Parliament Must Protect Scientific Research"

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Invitation to Join: CC Open Education Platform

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:28:01 +0000

In the spirit of openness and to effectively strategize, these platforms are open to all interested parties working in the platform area and adjacent spaces. That’s why Creative Commons invites you to join the CC Global Network Open Education Platform!

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