At the end of 2016, Creative Commons Indonesia held a discussion titled “Celebration of Freedom of Sharing in Indonesia” with support from the Awesome Fund. This event was also held to celebrate Creative Commons’s 15th anniversary. Creative Commons Indonesia is a project under Wikimedia Indonesia that aims to spread the message about open culture in … Read More “Watch/listen: a celebration of Freedom of Sharing in Indonesia!”
Our Global Summit is three short months away, and today I am delighted to provide some exciting updates to our program: two keynotes (more to come!), five tracks, and a one week extension for submissions (now due on Friday, February 3).
The Library of Congress in an incredible institution in the United States, serving as the research library for Congress, and stewarding an unparalleled collection of books and cultural works of all types. Over the last several years, groups have called on the library to make technology and policy changes to remain relevant in the 21st century, in order to … Read More “New Register of Copyrights should put public at the center of technology and policy goals”
Hoy, la comunidad de Creative Commons está abriendo el proceso de consulta sobre el borrador de su estrategia para apoyar un movimiento global fuerte y en crecimiento.
Today, the Creative Commons community is opening consultation on its draft strategy to support a strong and growing global movement.
The Creative Commons upcoming Global Summit is the first major opportunity to introduce our community to the newly-born Platform Cooperatives Consortium and to look for ways our two movements, which share many core values, can collaborate. We have just entered a time of potentially enormous social turmoil. Like the 1960’s, it could also set the … Read More “The Platform Cooperatives Movement Helps Light up the Commons”
Why are students criminalized for sharing knowledge? Over the last two years several organizations have been highlighting the situation of Colombian graduate student Diego Gomez, who is being criminally prosecuted for sharing a research article online. Gomez is a student in conservation and wildlife management, and for the most part has poor access to many … Read More “Compartir no es delito: Sharing is not a crime”