Indaba Music Adds CC-Licensing

Indaba Music, “an international community of musicians, music professionals, and fans exploring the creative possibilities of making music with people in different places”, has recently added the ability to CC-license tracks to its user interface. This is great news, especially for a community that is firmly based around of the concept of new and interesting … Read More “Indaba Music Adds CC-Licensing”


In continuing our Featured Commoner series, we caught up with Alessandro Simonetto, founder of OnClassical, an audio label for classical music that uses CC licensing integrally in its business plan. What’s OnClassical all about? OnClassical is an online label for refined music. The name means both ON(line)CLASSICAL(music) and ON[about]CLASSICAL[music]. I define “classical” in the same … Read More “OnClassical”

Creative Commons Voluntarily Dismissed from Lawsuit

San Francisco — November 28, 2007 We are happy to announce that the plaintiffs in the Chang litigation, previously reported at, have voluntarily dismissed Creative Commons from that lawsuit. Although we are confident that any court would have agreed that there was no valid legal claim against us, this is a good result. It … Read More “Creative Commons Voluntarily Dismissed from Lawsuit”

Help Translate CC Software

As one of the staff members who helps answer general inquiries, I see quite a few messages that go something like, “Hey, I want to translate the license engine and deeds into my language! How do I do that?” Up until recently, we haven’t had a very good answer. Translations were handled by our international … Read More “Help Translate CC Software”