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It’s Happening — The Creative Commons Global Summit Will Be in Lisbon, Portugal May 14-16 2020!
Ignatius Wahn
It’s Happening — The Creative Commons Global Summit Will Be in Lisbon, Portugal May 14-16 2020!

Mountain View, California -Why mess with success? Creative Commons is happy to announce that the 2020 CC Global Summit will once again be in Lisbon from May 14-16, 2020! Please save the date! All of our workshops, talks, planning sessions and small gro …

Is it possible to decolonize the Commons? An interview with Jane Anderson of Local Contexts
Local Contexts
Is it possible to decolonize the Commons? An interview with Jane Anderson of Local Contexts

New York, New York -Joining us at the Creative Commons Global Summit in 2018, NYU professor and legal scholar Jane Anderson presented the collaborative project “Local Contexts,” “an initiative to support Native, First Nations, Aboriginal, Inuit, Metis and I …

New Copyright-Like Rights Considered Harmful
New Copyright-Like Rights Considered Harmful

Mike Linksvayer, December 13th, 2010 Today a new German site launched, IGEL (“Initiative gegen ein Leistungsschutzrecht”; in English, “initiative against a related right”). The site, spearheaded by German lawyer Till Kreutzer, provides inf …

Creative Commons launches Public Domain Mark; Europeana and Cultural Heritage Institutions lead early adoption
Creative Commons launches Public Domain Mark; Europeana and Cultural Heritage Institutions lead early adoption

San Francisco, California, USA; The Hague, Netherlands — 11 October 2010 Today, Creative Commons announces the release of the Public Domain Mark, a tool that enables works free of known copyright restrictions to be labeled in a way that cl …

CC Vietnam Launches at Open CourseWare Consortium Global Meeting in Hanoi

CC Vietnam Launches at Open CourseWare Consortium Global Meeting in Hanoi by Michelle Thorne, May 7th, 2010 Hanoi, Vietnam – May 7, 2010 — Today marks the celebration of the localized Creative Commons licenses in Vietnam, the fifty-third …

Creative Commons Publishes Study of “Noncommercial Use”
Creative Commons Publishes Study of “Noncommercial Use”

Mike Linksvayer, September 14th, 2009, San Francisco, California, USA — Creative Commons announces the publication of Defining “Noncommercial”: A Study of How the Online Population Understands “Noncommercial Use.” The report details the re …

Creators Celebrate Local Creative Commons Licenses in the Czech Republic
Creators Celebrate Local Creative Commons Licenses in the Czech Republic

Michelle Thorne, April 15th, 2009, Prague, Czech Republic and Berlin, Germany Creators in the Czech Republic can now publish and share their creative works using free Creative Commons (CC) tools adapted to Czech language and law. The Czec …

Barriers to Sharing Lowered by Creative Commons Licenses in Thailand
Barriers to Sharing Lowered by Creative Commons Licenses in Thailand

Michelle Thorne, March 31st, 2009, Bangkok, Thailand and Berlin, Germany Creative Commons Thailand has adapted the Creative Commons licenses to Thai law. The localized licenses, launching April 2, enable Thai creators to easily share creat …

Uncensored Interview And Creative Commons Team Up To Give Free Access To Artist Interviews
Uncensored Interview And Creative Commons Team Up To Give Free Access To Artist Interviews

Eric Steuer, March 9th, 2009 Thousands of Videos Featuring Musician Interviews Now Available Under CC’s Permissive Attribution License New York, NY, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA — Today, Uncensored Interview, a video producer and licens …

Hong Kong Promotes Education, Creativity with Creative Commons’ 50th Launch Event
Hong Kong Promotes Education, Creativity with Creative Commons’ 50th Launch Event

Michelle Thorne, October 23rd, 2008 Hong Kong and Berlin, Germany — The localized Hong Kong licenses, launching October 25, will enable Hong Kong creators to clearly and legally indicate the freedoms they wish their creative works to carry …

CC Guatemala: “Free to Choose, To Create, To Innovate, To Learn, To Imagine”
CC Guatemala: “Free to Choose, To Create, To Innovate, To Learn, To Imagine”

Michelle Thorne, October 22nd, 2008 Guatemala City, Guatemala and Berlin, Germany — On October 23 in Guatemala City, the University Francisco Marroquin will host an event to celebrate the localized Creative Commons licenses in Guatemala. J …

Creative Commons Launches “CC Network” with Annual Campaign
Creative Commons Launches “CC Network” with Annual Campaign

Melissa Reeder, October 15th, 2008 Today Creative Commons launched the Creative Commons Network, as part of their annual fundraising campaign. The CC Network offers users a profile and web badge, providing a means to express support of Cr …