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”
To many, chess is simultaneously fascinating and perplexing. Enter Ward Fonsworth’s Predator at the Chessboard, a free online guide to chess tactics, released under a CC BY-NC-ND licence. No longer will you be baffled by a Sicilian Defense or a Queen’s Gambit (UPDATE: although these two moves are essential to understanding the game of chess, … Read More “Chess Tactics: CC-Licensed Chess Guide”
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, 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”
Mark your calendars: The next San Francisco CC Salon is Wednesday, October 10, from 7-9PM. Help celebrate the launch of our fall fundraising campaign and hang out with fellow CC supporters. We’re back at Shine (1337 Mission St.) with a stellar lineup of presenters, including: Sharon Daniel, UCSC Professor of Digital Media Theory & Practice. … Read More “CC Salon SF next Wednesday”
From Boing Boing, one of the most popular blogs on the planet, and the one that more often than not scoops us (we don’t mind) on cool new content released under CC licenses: Boing Boing tv. Apparently the lowercase “tv” is intentional, and yes, it’s licensed under CC Attribution-NonCommercial.
As Creative Commons approaches its 5th birthday it makes sense for papers to appear with titles like Taking Stock of the Creative Commons Experiment: Monitoring the Use of Creative Commons Licenses and Evaluating Its Implications for the Future of Creative Commons and for Copyright Law. This paper, presented a few days ago at TPRC 2007 … Read More “Taking Stock of the Creative Commons Experiment”