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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:52:21 +0000
Curious about what’s going on with European copyright? Need a refresher on what the Commission’s new copyright proposal means for you? Don’t worry! We’re here to help!
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:01:39 +0000
Wikipedians are an integral part of the CC Community, and as a key Wikipedian in Wiki Loves Women, WikiAfrica, and Wiki Loves Africa, Isla Haddow-Flood's work is a crux for that community.
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:51:03 +0000
Today we’re excited to announce that we have migrated our real time communications from IRC to Slack.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:03:32 +0000
Today Vice President Biden announced a comprehensive plan for his Cancer Moonshot initiative, which seeks to achieve a decade’s worth of progress on cancer research in five years.
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:49:47 +0000
Last month 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.
The post EU Member States Should Push To Improve Commission’s Disappointing Copyright Proposal appeared first on Creative Commons.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:49:22 +0000
As the producers of the world's first open movie, Ton Rosendaal and his team at the Blender Institute "work open" in every aspect of their production, from code to licensing to distribution.
The post Blender Institute’s Ton Roosendaal on open licensing and artistic success appeared first on Creative Commons.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 19:45:26 +0000
This post was written by Natalia Mileszyk and Lisette Kalshoven of COMMUNIA. Photo by Saša Krajnc, CC BY 4.0. Last week at the Creative Commons Europe Meeting in Lisbon, COMMUNIA organised a “School of Rock(ing) Copyright” workshop. Creative Commons affiliates from Poland, the Netherlands, and Portugal joined efforts in sharing knowledge about the current European … Read More "‘School of Rock(ing) Copyright’ at the CC Europe meeting"
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Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:00:59 +0000
Photo by Maarten van den Heuvel on Unsplash, CC0. Last month the United Nations released a report with recommendations on how to improve innovation and access to health technologies. The panel’s charge called for it to “recommend solutions for remedying the policy incoherence between the justifiable rights of inventors, international human rights law, trade rules and … Read More "United Nations Report Calls for Open Access to Research to Improve Global Health"
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Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:55:02 +0000
18FDG Synthesis by Brookhaven National Laboratory, BY-NC-ND 2.0. Vice President Biden is leading the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative, which seeks to make ten years’ worth of progress on cancer research in half that time. We think an important part to finding cures is changing policy to improve access to cancer research. Our recommendations include: Make … Read More "Cancer Moonshot Should Prioritize Open Access to Publicly-funded Research"
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Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:34:36 +0000
Since 2014, CC has published an annual State of the Commons report that tracks the growth of CC-licensed content on the web. Last year, we reported a milestone of 1 billion CC-licensed works in the commons. This year, we are shifting our reporting focus to align with our new strategy. Quantitatively, we will still report … Read More "2016 State of the Commons: Call for submissions"