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The global CC community: building a more open world

Elliot Harmon, March 14th, 2014

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Alaska’s Pavlof Volcano: NASA’s View from Space (cropped)
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The global CC community: building a more open world

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been featuring some of the amazing activities of our global affiliate network. Learn about a Finnish team building a CC plugin for WordPress, an open data symposium in Japan, a series of School of Open workshops in Kenya, a booksprint in Morocco, and much more. Take a tour of the CC communities in the Arab world, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe.

School of Open
 
 

Open educational resources aren’t just a good idea; they’re the center of a global movement that’s transforming how education works worldwide. Browse the resources from Open Education Week to learn more.

Bassel
Bassel
Joi Ito / CC BY

Longtime CC community leader Bassel Khartabil has been in prison in Syria since 2012. Join the worldwide open community to honor Bassel this Saturday, March 15. If you’re in the Bay Area, join us at the Wikimedia offices in San Francisco.

Don't Look At The Sign!
Don’t Look At The Sign!
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Learn how a proposed US law would weaken public access to federally funded research.

Photo by Kristina Alexanderson
Kristina Alexanderson
CC BY-NC-SA

Is Getty Images’ new photo embed service a step in the right direction?

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