Creative Commons Content Sought for Innovative New Pilot of Mobile Television in Finland

San Francisco, USA, and Helsinki, Finland – May 19, 2005 – Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a body of creative works free to share and build upon, announced today that Creative Commons licensed content is being sought as part of a pilot of an innovative new content service – mobile television. The … Read More “Creative Commons Content Sought for Innovative New Pilot of Mobile Television in Finland”

Boundless, the free alternative to textbooks, releases its content under Creative Commons

Boundless, the company that builds on existing open educational resources to provide free alternatives to traditionally costly college textbooks, has released 18 open textbooks under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA), the same license used by Wikipedia. Schools, students and the general public are free to share and remix these textbooks under this license. The 18 … Read More “Boundless, the free alternative to textbooks, releases its content under Creative Commons”

Creative Commons LiveContent 2.0 Demonstrates Autocuration of Open Content

San Francisco, CA — March 10, 2008 Creative Commons today announced the release of LiveContent 2.0, a LiveDVD full of Creative Commons-licensed multimedia content and free and open source software. LiveContent allows users to explore open content such as music, video, photography, books, and educational materials that can be freely used, copied, and built upon. … Read More “Creative Commons LiveContent 2.0 Demonstrates Autocuration of Open Content”

Creative Commons and Fedora Release LiveContent CD

We are incredibly pleased to announce the release of LiveContent, a collaborative initiative to showcase Creative Commons-licensed media as well as free, open source software. LiveContent is a joint effort between Creative Commons and Fedora, Red Hat’s community-based open source platform. The LiveContent CD features a variety of Creative Commons-licensed media including audio, video, image, … Read More “Creative Commons and Fedora Release LiveContent CD”

Creative Commons and Fedora Team Up To Deliver LiveContent Distribution

San Francisco, CA — August 6, 2007 Creative Commons today announced the release of LiveContent, a collaborative initiative to showcase free, open source software and dynamic, Creative Commons-licensed multimedia content. Red Hat’s Fedora 7 will serve as the platform for Creative Commons LiveContent CD. The first LiveContent CD is now available at the Creative Commons … Read More “Creative Commons and Fedora Team Up To Deliver LiveContent Distribution”

FOSS + Creative Commons LiveContent for libraries

Creative Commons is developing LiveContent, a project to connect and expand Creative Commons and open source communities. The first output of LiveContent will be ccLiveCD for libraries, which will package free and open source software (FOSS) with CC-licensed content. ccLiveCD aims to demonstrate an example of an easy-to-use, viable alternative to proprietary software and further … Read More “FOSS + Creative Commons LiveContent for libraries”

Open Content Licensing – Cultivating the Creative Commons

“What if Rupert Murdoch’s Fox … bought the rights to Socrates’ dinner parties?” – Richard Neville “Never in our history have fewer exercised more power over our culture than now.” – Professor Lawrence Lessig It is a great pleasure to announce the release of Open Content Licensing: Cultivating the Creative Commons, a new publication of … Read More “Open Content Licensing – Cultivating the Creative Commons”