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NPR on political copyright

Today, NPR’s Morning Edition covered the difficulty in getting public domain speeches by politicans earlier today. Even though a speech is likely in the public domain, recordings by TV Networks retain copyright. It’s a sticky point Creative Commons Chairman and co-founder Lawrence Lessig also argued in a WIRED article a few months ago. [via 90% … Read More “NPR on political copyright”

Creative Commons Poised for New Growth Phase with Key New Hires and Expansion into Science

The Silicon Valley nonprofit takes on new personnel as it prepares to explore a Science Commons, continue its rapid international expansion, and build upon the precocious success of its first two years. SAN FRANCISCO, USA November 10, 2004 Creative Commons, a nonprofit dedicated to expanding the range of creative and intellectual works free to share … Read More “Creative Commons Poised for New Growth Phase with Key New Hires and Expansion into Science”

Remix Radio Show to Debut in the Bay Area This Sunday, 2PM on KALW

Cult radio favorite Benjamen Walker takes listeners through a novel, lawyer-free look at recombinant art. SAN FRANCISCO, USA October 21, 2004 At 2pm this Sunday, October 24, San Francisco’s KALW will debut a unique new radio special: “The Creative Remix,” written and hosted by Benjamen Walker and sponsored by the nonprofit Creative Commons, is an … Read More “Remix Radio Show to Debut in the Bay Area This Sunday, 2PM on KALW”

New design for Creative Commons!

We’re happy to have launched our completely revamped and retooled website, at creativecommons.org. It’s a new direction towards simplicity and promoting the millions of license works found online today. We worked with Adaptive Path on tailoring the site along two major themes: Find to help you find works to listen to, look at, remix, and … Read More “New design for Creative Commons!”

New Website Puts 2004 Campaign Media in the People's Hands

P2P-Politics.org lets friends and colleagues share political videos with just a click, thanks to Creative Commons copyright licensing SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA —October 17, 2004—A new people-to-people website, P2P-Politics.org, today announced a free service for sharing political expression online. The site enables anyone to select from a menu of video clips the ones that best … Read More “New Website Puts 2004 Campaign Media in the People's Hands”