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You can now rewatch the 2021 CC Global Summit Panel Presentations!

Last week, we released the five keynotes from CC Summit 2021. This week, we’re back with seven panel presentations from the event. Our Summit panels this year featured thought leaders, pioneers and community members who shared their insights on emerging trends and innovations in Open. Whether you missed them live or want to replay them … Read More “You can now rewatch the 2021 CC Global Summit Panel Presentations!”

Join us at ‘The Future of Open’ Webinar on 9 November!

CC Policy Working Groups In May this year, we announced that four working groups of the Creative Commons Copyright Platform would examine policy issues affecting the open ecosystem. For the past five months, they have worked vigorously to provide clearer articulation of the issues and consider possible solutions in four areas:  Working Group 1 — … Read More “Join us at ‘The Future of Open’ Webinar on 9 November!”

Creative Commons Announces New Board Members: Angela Oduor Lungati, Glenn Otis Brown & Jeni Tennison

On behalf of the entire Creative Commons Board of Directors, I am delighted to announce the appointment of three new members of the Board: Glenn Otis Brown, Angela Oduor Lungati, and Jeni Tennison. Glenn is one of CC’s original architects: he was our Executive Director from 2002-2005, and then served on the Board from 2009-2012. … Read More “Creative Commons Announces New Board Members: Angela Oduor Lungati, Glenn Otis Brown & Jeni Tennison”

Creative Commons’ Response to Wikimedia Foundation’s WIPO Observer Application Being Blocked

Yesterday, we were disappointed to learn that the Wikimedia Foundation’s application for observer status at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) was blocked due to opposition by China for the second time after its initial application in 2020. Creative Commons has been an accredited observer at WIPO since 2005. WIPO is the UN agency that … Read More “Creative Commons’ Response to Wikimedia Foundation’s WIPO Observer Application Being Blocked”

CC Global Summit to Promote Open Access and Better Sharing

More than a thousand educators, lawyers and tech experts from over 65 countries will come together this week for a global summit to promote open access and better sharing of research and resources. Creative Commons, the US-based global non-profit organization behind free copyright licenses, is hosting the event to develop solutions for the post-Covid world. … Read More “CC Global Summit to Promote Open Access and Better Sharing”