The Associated Press wants to track reuse of their content through a “news registry.” This registry “will employ a microformat for news developed by AP”: The microformat will essentially encapsulate AP and member content in an informational “wrapper” that includes a digital permissions framework that lets publishers specify how their content is to be used … Read More “Rights Expression vs. Rights Enforcement: clarifying the Associated Press story”
One of the key benefits of becoming a Creative Commons Network member is the OpenID login feature. In this blog post, we’ll cover the basics of OpenID and why having a Creative Commons Network OpenID is particularly interesting to users who care about their privacy. We’ll also point out the risks of using OpenID and … Read More “OpenID and the CC Network”
Just in time for the new year, we’re pleased to announce the new Creative Commons Weblog and associated RSS feed.
May 16, 2002 SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – Representatives from the new nonprofit Creative Commons (http://creativecommons.org) today outlined the company’s plans to help lower the legal barriers to creativity through an innovative coupling of law and technology. The Creative Commons will provide a free set of tools to enable creators to share aspects of their copyrighted … Read More “Creative Commons Announced”