Recently, Europeana Sounds has doubled the amount of audio heritage available on the Europeana platform.
We’re taking part in Copyright Week, a series of actions and discussions supporting key principles that should guide copyright policy. Every day this week, various groups are taking on different elements of the law, and addressing what’s at stake, and what we need to do to make sure that copyright promotes creativity and innovation. Today’s … Read More “The public domain and 5 things not covered by copyright”
In September 2016 the European Commission released its proposed changes to copyright in the EU. Unfortunately, the proposal fails to deliver on the promise for a modern copyright law in Europe. Creative Commons is a founding member of the Communia Association, which has been hard at work advocating for positive changes to the Commission’s plan. … Read More “Communia publishes position papers to untangle lackluster EU copyright proposal”
In the area of knowledge governance today, it is no longer in doubt that ‘open’ is an important and emerging paradigm and philosophy.
Independent, open, not-for-profit news sources can help safeguard against the spread of misinformation, particularly on the viral web. The Conversation takes their role as journalists, researchers, and academics seriously. As an international nonprofit producing strong independent journalism, their aim is brings important academic research to the Web through editorial curation and collaboration. Launched in 2011 … Read More “A Conversation with the Conversation: transforming journalism with a CC license”