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One Guitar Remixed

Ottmar Liebert (you can read his Featured Commoner interview here) pondered that he would like someone to remix his his guitar solo recordings. Ottmar’s music is Nouveau Flamenco style, which mixes elements of flamenco with jazz, bossa nova, and other genres and is released online under the Creative Commons Sampling Plus license (for remixing pleasure), … Read More “One Guitar Remixed”

Version 3.0 Launched

The latest version of the Creative Commons licenses — Version 3.0 — are now available. To briefly recap what is different in this version of the licenses: Separating the “generic” from the US license As part of Version 3.0, we have spun off the “generic” license to be the CC US license and created a … Read More “Version 3.0 Launched”

CC's Looking for a New GC

I am moving on, so Creative Commons needs a new General Counsel. The description of the job and its requirements is here. If you are experienced in intellectual property law (with a liking for copyright issues) and want to be involved in an organization that will give you unique opportunities and a chance to be … Read More “CC's Looking for a New GC”

Britannia Rules/Britianna Sucks — Mix & Mash Your View

The Creative Commons UK:England & Wales team have launched a film remix contest — “Mix & Mash” — in association with Google UK. The theme is “Britannia Rules, Britannia Sucks.” The competition invites short video submissions mixing and mashing digital content that are less than 3 minutes in length. You can only use content that … Read More “Britannia Rules/Britianna Sucks — Mix & Mash Your View”

CC Licenses Launch Today in India

Commons advocates in India now have a localized version of Creative Commons licenses to use with today’s launch of the Creative Commons India project. Adding Creative Commons India, 35 jurisdictions around the world to date will have localized CC’s “some rights reserved” licenses and adapted this form of licensing system. The project celebrated its official … Read More “CC Licenses Launch Today in India”