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Securing the right to read for the visually impaired

Braille soon coming to Visual Libraries Project by Claire Sambrook, CC BY-NC 2.0. Today the Marrakesh Treaty—the international agreement to improve access to copyrighted works for the blind and visually impaired—goes into effect. The treaty has been discussed at the World Intellectual Property Organization since 2008 and was signed in Marrakesh in June 2013.  It … Read More “Securing the right to read for the visually impaired”

Copyright reform in Colombia should focus on supporting users’ rights

Today Creative Commons, CC Colombia, and over a dozen other CC affiliates and partners sent a letter to the Colombian government calling for user-friendly copyright reform. Colombia’s copyright law is being re-opened to come into compliance with the US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement. We believe that this is a timely opportunity to introduce positive changes to … Read More “Copyright reform in Colombia should focus on supporting users’ rights”

Call for photographers! (US based)

Are you a seasoned, professional US-based photographer with experience photographing in school settings? Do you use CC or CC0 licensing? Tweet us your portfolio or send it along to info@creativecommons.org. We’re looking to build a list of photographers for our community to contact for projects, beginning with this specific ask. Please stay tuned for more announcements! … Read More “Call for photographers! (US based)”