Creative Commons and Negativland Begin Work on Free Sampling and Collage

The Silicon Valley Nonprofit Also Rolls Out New Model for Community Participation Palo Alto, California, USA – May 29, 2003 – Creative Commons, a nonprofit dedicated to building a layer of reasonable copyright, announced today that it would begin development of the Sampling License, a copyright tool designed to let artists encourage the creative transformation … Read More “Creative Commons and Negativland Begin Work on Free Sampling and Collage”

Negativland and you build the sampling license; Creative Commons facilitates

We’ve just flipped the switch on a discussion area for public participation as part of our new project development process (image). We’re using mailing lists to facilitate the discussion of new license options, our International Commons project, and metadata strategies. We kicked off the new model today with development of a sampling license, with discussion … Read More “Negativland and you build the sampling license; Creative Commons facilitates”

Mark Hosler: Some Thoughts for Congress About Creativity and Copyright

Mark Hosler, co-founder of experimental music and sound collage act Negativland, recently took a trip to Washington D.C., where he penned this letter to members of congress on creativity and copyright. From metroactive: Ours is a world in which copyright has fallen woefully behind the curve of what the public actually wants to do with … Read More “Mark Hosler: Some Thoughts for Congress About Creativity and Copyright”

COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS REMIX CONTEST EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 14

New Vocal Samples from Chuck D and George Clinton Made Available for Use San Francisco, CA, USA – February 15, 2006 Creative Commons, along with filmmakers Kembrew McLeod and Ben Franzen, today announced that due to overwhelmingly positive response, the Copyright Criminals Remix Contest has been extended by two weeks, ending on March 14. Additionally, … Read More “COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS REMIX CONTEST EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 14”

CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on Important Freedoms

[This email is part of a weekly series written by Lawrence Lessig and others about the history and future of Creative Commons. If you would like to be removed from this list, please click here: http://creativecommons.org/about/lessigletter#unsubscribe Alternatively, if you know others who might find these interesting, please recommend they sign up at http://creativecommons.org/about/lessigletter ] From … Read More “CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on Important Freedoms”

Creative Commons anuncia el lanzamiento del Concurso de Remixes "Criminales del Copyright"

Las composiciones ganadoras serán incluídas en un próximo documental; las 12 canciones finalistas serán incluidas en un CD que acompañará a la película. San Francisco, CA, USA – 7 de diciembre de 2005 Creative Commons, junto a los productores cinematográficos Kembrew McLeod y Ben Franzen, anunciaron el día de hoy el lanzamiento del concurso “Criminales … Read More “Creative Commons anuncia el lanzamiento del Concurso de Remixes "Criminales del Copyright"”