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German public broadcaster adopts CC license


The Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), a public radio and television broadcaster belonging to Germany’s national broadcasting consortium ARD, announced today that they will begin to use CC licenses for some of their programs.

The political comedy show Extra 3 and critical media magazine Zapp will release segments of their program under a BY-NC-ND license as part of a pilot project lasting for six months.

More information can be found here (German) and in NDR’s official press release (German).

Thanks to Meike Richter, CC Project Leads John-Hendrik Weitzmann (Germany) & Paul Keller (Netherlands), and CC Creative Director Eric Steuer for their involvement in this great initiative!

Posted 20 November 2007