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Wikitravel Press launches first printed titles

Wikitravel Press announced its first printed guidebooks, Wikitravel Chicago and Wikitravel Singapore. Like the Wikitravel site, the books are licensed under CC Attribution-ShareAlike, allowing sharing and adaption, including commercial uses. Taking collaboratively created material to print is another landmark for the Wikitravel community, and another commercial success for Wikitravel’s founders, who sold the site to … Read More “Wikitravel Press launches first printed titles”

Danish Collecting Society KODA teams up with CC Denmark

Creative Commons Denmark has just announced that KODA, the Danish Authors’ Society, is now offering noncommercial Creative Commons licensing to its members – making it the second country worldwide to do so. A similar pilot project was initiated in 2007 by Buma/Stemra in the Netherlands. Both show that collective rights management and Creative Commons licenses … Read More “Danish Collecting Society KODA teams up with CC Denmark”

Lawrence Lessig to Give Final Presentation on Free Culture and Copyright

Creative Commons founder and Stanford professor Lawrence Lessig will give his final presentation on free culture, copyright, and the future of ideas at Stanford’s Memorial Auditorium on January 31st, 2008 at 1pm. The presentation is being recorded for the upcoming feature film Basement Tapes: The Making of a Pirate Movie, a documentary about copyright in … Read More “Lawrence Lessig to Give Final Presentation on Free Culture and Copyright”

Lawrence Lessig to Give Final Presentation on Free Culture and Copyright

Lawrence Lessig to Give Final Presentation on Free Culture and Copyright San Francisco, CA, USA — January 29, 2008 Creative Commons founder and Stanford professor Lawrence Lessig will give his final presentation on free culture, copyright, and the future of ideas at Stanford’s Memorial Auditorium on January 31st, 2008 at 1pm. After 10 years of … Read More “Lawrence Lessig to Give Final Presentation on Free Culture and Copyright”

Open Educational Resources Aid Florida Reading Teachers

eSchools News reports that the state of Florida has recently added the open content reading website Free-Reading.net to its list of approved curriculum resources. Officials said Free-Reading.net is the first open instructional program granted bona fide state approval, and OER supporters see momentum building in the idea that a “public, collaborative, continuously modified online curriculum … Read More “Open Educational Resources Aid Florida Reading Teachers”

James Patrick Kelly

Over the holidays, we caught up with acclaimed writer (and podcaster) James Patrick Kelly and asked him some questions regarding the interesting and unique ways he has embraced CC licenses for his work. Read on to find out what positives Kelly has seen in using CC as well as which CC evangelist (hint: he also … Read More “James Patrick Kelly”