Well this is exciting—all of the keynote talks from CC’s 2019 Global Summit are now online! We wanted to make sure that the insights shared by the summit’s seven amazing keynote speakers are accessible to people who couldn’t make it to the event, so we’ve uploaded their talks to YouTube and made them available under … Read More “Now You Can Watch the Keynotes from CC’s 2019 Global Summit”
Today, SELF magazine released a collection of new CC-licensed photos created to increase awareness about vaccines and promote accurate information about immunizations. The project, developed in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics, includes several dozen high-quality images made by photographer Heather Hazzan. These photos are available to the public as a free alternative to … Read More “SELF Magazine and the AAP Promote Vaccine Awareness Through CC-Licensed Images”
Today Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley is announcing the conclusion of his five years of leadership of the organization. As he describes in his personal message, he is stepping down as CEO to start a new position at Wikimedia. We are thankful to Ryan for his five years of leadership at CC and excited for … Read More “Leadership Transitions at
I have some bittersweet professional news to share. I will be stepping down from my position at Creative Commons and joining the Wikimedia Foundation as Chief of Staff. Leading Creative Commons has been the most challenging and rewarding role of my career. It has been a privilege to do this work, and together we’ve had … Read More “Moving on from Creative Commons”
The version 4.0 license suite and CC0 are now available in Korean as a result of the collaborative work of CC Korea volunteers. The 4.0 licenses are also now available in Czech, thanks to the work and leadership of CC community members from the Czech Republic. For the Korean translations, the process was initiated by … Read More “New official translations of CC legal tools published for Korean and Czech”
Photo Credit: Ryan Merkley, CC BY 4.0 Many friends from the CC and open education communities have noticed my absence from meetings and conferences in the past six months. I’m ready to share why. I was diagnosed with an auto-immune liver disease in 2005, and with liver cancer in September, 2018. The cancer was caused … Read More “Sharing, Generosity and Gratitude”
Just last month, Muslims all over the world celebrated the holy month of Ramadan, the month of prosperity, sharing and spiritual healing
We’re happy to announce that Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley has been named as a Harvard Berkman Klein Center affiliate for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Creative Commons welcomes progress on official language translations of both 4.0 and CC0 due to our dedicated network of volunteers and a commitment by the European Commission (EC) to ensure the legal code for each is available in all official languages of the European Union.