As we blogged yesterday, CC has a booth at LinuxWorld and our Chairman & CEO Larry Lessig gave a keynote there on Tuesday. Yesterday, we were thrilled to learn that ccHost won the Linux World Product Excellence Award for “Best Open Source Solution.” The other nominees were rPath Conary and Novell SUSE Linux 10.x.
ccHost provides web-based infrastructure to support collaboration, sharing, and storage of multi-media using Creative Commons licenses and metadata. The goal of this project is to spread media content that is licensed under Creative Commons throughout the web. ccHost is what is used for the infamous Creative Commons ccMixter project. Congrats to everyone who has contributed to ccHost!