TempoStand: CC Music Platform

TempoStand is an online musical portal that promotes independent bands, artists, and musicians in India by using CC-licenses. TempoStand records tracks for groups and then releases these recordings under a CC-India BY-SA License, allowing people to remix and redistribute the tracks as they see fit. From TempoStand: TempoStand is a platform to promote independent musicians … Read More “TempoStand: CC Music Platform”

Stick This In Your Memory Hole: CC Licensed Essay Collection

Aduki Independent Press, a boutique publishing company based in Melbourne, Australia, announced last week that one of their upcoming releases, Stick This In Your Memory Hole by Tristan Clark, will be made available under a CC Attribution-Noncommercial licence. A collection of 37 essays, Stick This In Your Memory Hole uses satire, insight and the occasional … Read More “Stick This In Your Memory Hole: CC Licensed Essay Collection”

CC @ EFF Bootcamp Next Wednesday

I’m giving a presentation about Creative Commons at Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) Bootcamp (for Web 2.0 workers on user-generated content) next Wednesday, October 10, 2007. Here is a summary: EFF is hosting a one-day session for Web 2.0 workers who handle issues arising from users and user-generated content. From DMCA to CDA to ECPA, the … Read More “CC @ EFF Bootcamp Next Wednesday”


We’re going crazy over here at CC. Not only did we just go live with our website redesign, launch our 3rd Annual Fundraising Campaign, and get a new general counsel/vice president, we are also happy to announce the return of the “Featured Commoner” series to our blog! “Featured Commoners” are people, groups, or tools that … Read More “GiftTRAP”

COMMUNIA: public domain & alternative licensing experts convene in Europe

COMMUNIA, the European Thematic Network on the Public Domain in the Digital Age, held its kick-off meeting in Turin, Italy on September 28, 2007. The network consists of over 35 members from 21 countries who are dedicated to developing “the single European point of reference for high-level policy discussion and strategic action on all issues … Read More “COMMUNIA: public domain & alternative licensing experts convene in Europe”