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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.
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.
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.
Learn how a proposed US law would weaken public access to federally funded research.
Is Getty Images’ new photo embed service a step in the right direction?
- Join us in San Francisco for a discussion on free culture and social justice.
- The CC Europe team has been following the proposed changes to EU copyright law. Read their analysis and recommendations.
- “People should support Creative Commons if they care about what they’re doing, and they want to get their work to as many people as possible; if they care about collaborating with people all over the world together and coming up with something beautiful.” Khalid Albaih is on Team Open.