CC@7 Birthday Party Round-Up

From a “Happy Birthday” rendition in Korean to apple schnapps in Reykjavik and a Free Culture debate in Poland, Creative Commons’ seventh birthday was celebrated this month with originality and cheerful camaraderie. The global parties kicked off in Beijing at the opening of “Remix and Share”, a contemporary art exhibition featuring 60 acclaimed artists across … Read More “CC@7 Birthday Party Round-Up”

One Last Commoner Letter – from Lawrence Lessig, CC's Founder

Though our 2009 Commoner Letter series has officially come to an end, we are pleased to announce one final letter, this time from our Founder and Board Member Lawrence Lessig. Professor Lessig needs little introduction, so I’ll leave it to him tell you in his own words why supporting the mission of Creative Commons is … Read More “One Last Commoner Letter – from Lawrence Lessig, CC's Founder”

Just Announced! Attributor and wikiHow Will Match $5500 in Donations!

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that our longtime friends Attributor and wikiHow have come together in the final days of our annual campaign to generously match the next $5,500 in donations! wikiHow has committed to giving $3000 and Attributor $2500, so please join them and show you care about the future of Creative Commons and … Read More “Just Announced! Attributor and wikiHow Will Match $5500 in Donations!”

The Shuttleworth Foundation on CC BY as default and commercial enterprises in education

Photo by Mark Surman CC BY-NC-SA For those of you who don’t know Karien Bezuidenhout, she is the Chief Operating Officer at the Shuttleworth Foundation, one of the few foundations that fund open education projects and who have an open licensing policy for their grantees. A couple months ago, I had the chance to meet … Read More “The Shuttleworth Foundation on CC BY as default and commercial enterprises in education”

Commoner Letter #6: Stephen Friend of Sage Bionetworks

Stephen Friend is the President, CEO, and co-founder of Sage Bionetworks. He was previously a Senior Vice President at Merck & Co., Inc. where he led Merck‚Äôs Basic Cancer Research efforts. Stephen is a committed advocate of Science Commons, the wing of Creative Commons dedicated to making the Web work for science. Stephen’s innovative work … Read More “Commoner Letter #6: Stephen Friend of Sage Bionetworks”