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Are you on #teamopen?

Stay up-to-date with CC by subscribing to our newsletter and following us on Twitter. Are you on #teamopen? We’re proud to present Series Two of Team Open, our ongoing project to tell the stories of people who use Creative Commons. In Series Two, you’ll meet a musician who used Creative Commons licensing to score a … Read More “Are you on #teamopen?”

48 Civil Society Groups Demand Public Release of TPP Agreement Text

Today Creative Commons and 47 civil society organizations and academics released a letter (PDF) calling on negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to publish the draft text of the agreement. Up until now the text of the TPP has been developed mostly in secret by the 12 negotiating countries. Wikileaks published a draft text of … Read More “48 Civil Society Groups Demand Public Release of TPP Agreement Text”

Free Bassel

Bassel / Joi Ito / CC BY As of today, Creative Commons Syria lead Bassel Khartabil has been in prison for 1000 days. Today, we take a moment to honor Bassel and his contributions to Creative Commons. And we stand with our peers in the free software and free culture communities in demanding that he … Read More “Free Bassel”

Lessig to speak in San Francisco

Lawrence Lessig / Joi Ito / CC BY CC co-founder Lawrence Lessig will speak on January 8 at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. JCCSF has provided CC with a special discount code to share with our community. From the announcement: Harvard Law Professor and legal activist Lawrence Lessig (Republic, Lost) believes he’s found … Read More “Lessig to speak in San Francisco”

#SharingEveryday

#SharingEveryday December marks the time of year when many of us start thinking about making year-end gifts to our favorite charities, and #GivingTuesday has become one of the most popular days for donating. As you’re thinking about which organizations you’ll support this year, we hope you’ll think about how Creative Commons affects your life (and … Read More “#SharingEveryday”