Eric Steuer develops creative projects, partnerships, and events on behalf of Creative Commons. He also directs CC's creative vision, editorial strategy, and communications planning.
Steuer serves on the leadership team of the Open COVID Coalition, an international effort to remove obstacles to intellectual property during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also manages CC's role in the Bassel Khartabil Fellowship, an initiative that provides financial support and guidance to outstanding individuals developing open source projects in their communities under adverse circumstances.
Before joining CC, Steuer was an editor for WIRED, where he also wrote feature stories and led audience development. He has written for the New York Times Magazine, California Sunday Magazine, Make Magazine, and many other publications. He was the longtime board chair of CASH Music, a nonprofit focused on developing free resources and software for artists and record labels.
Steuer lives in the East Bay area of the great state of California, where he runs, writes, makes podcasts, hangs out with his family, and records music with his friends.
Photo credit: Priscilla C. Scott, CC BY
Radio Radicale, the official radio station of Italy’s Radical Party, recently announced that it is applying a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license to much of its archived audio content. What that means: Thirty years of history, parliamentary sittings, political conferences, trials, intelligence scandals, interviews, declarations, denunciations; the material collected with ant-like patience by Radio Radicale, … Read More “Radio Radicale to put archives online”
Lowell, MA-based zine and music publisher Outlet is hosting a remix contest to promote Neighbor Hater, the new CC-licensed album by Alex Burr. From Outlet’s press release: [D]ownload the raw tracks from three songs: Neighbor Hater, Throne of Blood, and Bullet Train. From there, it’s all in your hands, use whatever you deem necessary to … Read More “Remix Alex Burr's CC-licensed tracks”
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"”
Attention all remixers: ccMixter is hosting the new Copyright Criminals Remix Contest. Producers from all over the world are encouraged to use CC-licensed audio samples from Kembrew McLeod and Ben Franzen’s upcoming documentary film Copyright Criminals in new musical compositions. The best entry will appear prominently in the final version of Copyright Criminals and the … Read More “CC announces Copyright Criminals Remix Contest”
Winning Track to Be Featured in Film; Top 12 Tracks to Appear on CD San Francisco, CA, USA ¬– December 6, 2005 Creative Commons, along with filmmakers Kembrew McLeod and Ben Franzen, today announced the Copyright Criminals Remix Contest. The competition encourages producers, DJs, and remixers from around the world to use audio snippets from … Read More “Creative Commons Announces Copyright Criminals Remix Contest”