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Creative Commons Global Summit 2015

A huge thank you to all of you who helped make Creative Commons' 2015 Global Summit in Seoul a major success and our biggest global convening to date!

We know many of you travelled from far and wide or tuned in online in order to be with us — from Australia to Chile to India to Kenya to Lebanon, and across the globe. Your energy and momentum was deeply felt.

We were especially honored to have surprise guest Creative Commons founder Lawrence Lessig join us with a keynote.

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Thank you to Private Internet Access

We are proud to thank our lead sponsor Private Internet Access for its support of CC's 2015 Global Summit.