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Official Arabic and Croatian Translations of 4.0 Licenses Now Available!

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:54:30 +0000

Via a milestone translation effort, we are happy to announce the official translation of the Creative Commons 4.0 licenses into Arabic. The Croatian translation is also notable and expected to have significant impact.

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GISWatch 2016: addressing economic, social and cultural rights on the internet

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:32:25 +0000

The current dominant public policy discourse on the internet and human rights addresses the importance of the these new technologies to empower civil liberties.

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Copyright Filtering Mechanisms Don’t (and can’t) Respect Fair Use

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:55:00 +0000

During Fair Use Week organizations and individuals are publishing blog posts, hosting workshops, and sharing educational resources about the implementation and importance of this essential limitation to the rights endowed by copyright. Fair use (and in other countries, the related “fair dealing”) is a flexible legal tool that permits some uses of copyrighted material without … Read More "Copyright Filtering Mechanisms Don’t (and can’t) Respect Fair Use"

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European Space Agency announces new Open Access Policy for Images and Data

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:00:55 +0000

Yesterday, the European Space Agency announced an Open Access policy for images and data under a Creative Commons BY-SA license. ESA has made various moves toward making data and images more open in the past, but this announcement is a major milestone for the organization’s commitment to openness. Previously, ESA released individual images under Creative … Read More "European Space Agency announces new Open Access Policy for Images and Data"

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Announcing CC’s new board chair, Molly Shaffer Van Houweling, and newest board member, Ruth Okediji

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:07:17 +0000

I am thrilled to announce the appointment of two new members of the Creative Commons Board of Directors: Molly Shaffer Van Houweling and Ruth Okediji. In addition, the board has selected Molly Shaffer Van Houweling to serve as Board Chair. Molly is a brilliant and accomplished legal academic with an extensive history with Creative Commons … Read More "Announcing CC’s new board chair, Molly Shaffer Van Houweling, and newest board member, Ruth Okediji"

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Transforming public spaces with the Institute for Infinitely Small Things

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:25:19 +0000

The Institute for Infinitely Small Things addresses the commons through an "art for all" approach to engage with the political through their work in public spaces.

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Job Opportunity: Director of Product Engineering

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:15:20 +0000

On February 7, 2017, Creative Commons released a public beta of CC Search. Our goal was to inspire discussion, debate, and ideas on how we can build a front door to the commons, and make content more discoverable and usable, and foster a culture of collaboration and gratitude. Now we’re looking for a Director of … Read More "Job Opportunity: Director of Product Engineering"

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Celebrating Public Domain Day and Fair Use Week 2017 in Israel– Thanks to CC Awesome Fund!

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:30:53 +0000

Every 1st of January, the Law and Technology Clinic and Creative Commons Israel celebrate the Public Domain Day. In Israel about 70 years after the death of the author, her works are released to the Public Domain.

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Thank you to Private Internet Access, lead sponsor of CC’s Global Summit

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 22:25:20 +0000

Private internet access is the lead sponsor of the 2017 CC Global Summit. Thank you for your support!

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Announcing the new CC Search, now in Beta

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:20:35 +0000

Creative Commons’ goal is a vibrant, usable Commons powered by collaboration and gratitude. That work has taken us beyond the licenses to explore new tools for discovery, reuse and collaboration.

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