ACIA: International Workshop on Asia and Commons in the Information Age hosted in Taipei January 19-20 (previously announced here) is now open for registration. The organizers have also announced a poster contest (deadline: January 11) and a case study project (deadline: December 31). Check out the workshop program.
The Citizendium encyclopedia project today announced it had chosen to use the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license after very serious consideration of all of the options — see project founder Larry Sanger’s 22,000 word essay on the choice: In short, Sanger argues that adopting the CC-by-sa license is most in line with the project’s top goal, … Read More “Citizendium says "Our gift to the world: CC-by-sa"”
Cho PD, one of the most successful professional hip-hop artists in Korea, has just released a track in collaboration with CC Korea. The song made its debut last week at CC Hope Day in Seoul. Jongeun Lee, a volunteer from CC Korea, took up Cho PD’s offer to “Remix this, go ahead,” and produced a … Read More “Welcome to the new world: Cho PD's track for CC Korea”
This past weekend over 1000 people celebrated CC’s 5th birthday in San Francisco, Berlin, Beijing, Manila, Seoul, Belgrade, Brisbane, New York City, and Los Angeles. We are so excited that so many people came out and showed their support for the work Creative Commons has done, is doing, and will continue to do in the … Read More “One Big Thank You”
This week’s winner of the CC swag photo contest is Tyler Stefanich. Congratulations Tyler! Since we didn’t announce a winner last week, we will be extending the contest until January 7th, which is when we will announce the last weekly winner. That way you can photograph any cool CC swag you may receive over the … Read More “CC swag photo contest winner #4”
For a rundown of the overwhelming number of big announcements made at CC’s 5th birthday party in San Francisco, see Lawrence Lessig’s blog. The party itself was a huge success, with over 600 people attending. Watch this space for more detail on the announced projects as they develop. In Berlin, headquarters of CC International, a … Read More “CC at 5 years and great hope for the future”
We are very excited to announce the launch of the CC+ (aka CC Plus) and CC0 (aka CC Zero) programs. These are major additions to the Creative Commons array of legal tools. In a nutshell, CC+ is a protocol to enable a simple way for users to get rights beyond those granted by a CC … Read More “Creative Commons Launches CC+ and CC0 Programs”