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Creative Commons Announces Pledges Made to Fulfill “5×5” Funding Challenge

We’re very pleased to announce that pledges have been made to fulfill the Hewlett Fundation’s “5×5” funding challenge to Creative Commons. To read more about the incredibly generous support of the Hewlett Foundation, Omidyar Network, Google, Mozilla, Red Hat, and the Creative Commons board, please see today’s press release.

Creative Commons Announces Pledges Made to Fulfill “5×5” Funding Challenge

CREATIVE COMMONS ANNOUNCES PLEDGES MADE TO FULFILL “5×5” FUNDING CHALLENGE Pledges include promises of support from the Hewlett Foundation, Omidyar Network, Google, Mozilla, Red Hat, and the Creative Commons board San Francisco, CA, USA — January 2, 2008 Today, Creative Commons announced that pledges have been made to meet the Hewlett Foundation’s “5×5” funding challenge … Read More “Creative Commons Announces Pledges Made to Fulfill “5×5” Funding Challenge”

Creative Commons Announces Pledges Made to Fulfill “5×5” Funding Challenge

CREATIVE COMMONS ANNOUNCES PLEDGES MADE TO FULFILL “5×5” FUNDING CHALLENGE Pledges include promises of support from the Hewlett Foundation, Omidyar Network, Google, Mozilla, Red Hat, and the Creative Commons board San Francisco, CA, USA — January 2, 2008 Today, Creative Commons announced that pledges have been made to meet the Hewlett Foundation’s “5×5” funding challenge … Read More “Creative Commons Announces Pledges Made to Fulfill “5×5” Funding Challenge”

Happy Public Domain Day!

January 1st is Public Domain Day, as noted by copyrightwatch.ca: Welcome to 2008, and let’s welcome into the Public Domain thousands, indeed millions, of creative works from the collective cultural past of our little planet and its many countries. Yes, it’s January 1st, Public Domain Day in most countries of the world, where copyright runs … Read More “Happy Public Domain Day!”

SCRIPT-ed Journal Licenses Content with CC

SCRIPT-ed, an open access journal covering a broad range of topics relating to law and technologies has begun to publish its content under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. The journal, based out of the University of Edinburgh School of Law, examines issues including intellectual property, digital copyright, free expression, free software, privacy and public health. … Read More “SCRIPT-ed Journal Licenses Content with CC”

COMMUNIA Workshop: Technology and the Public Domain

Creative Commons’ CTO Nathan Yergler will be joining policy-makers and digital innovators at the first COMMUNIA workshop on “Technology and the Public Domain” on January 18th in Turin, Italy, to speak about the latest developments in CC metadata. The workshop, organized by Politecnico di Torino, aims at engaging in the international debate about the “digital … Read More “COMMUNIA Workshop: Technology and the Public Domain”