Debate over whether it makes sense to syndicate complete posts or only excerpts pops up regularly, most recently in reaction to the popular Freakonomics blog moving to the New York TImes, which brought with it a move to partial feeds. The idea of partial feeds is to make readers go to the syndicating site to … Read More “partial feeds : full feeds :: all rights reserved : creative commons”
Congratulations to the folks at OnClassical on the relaunch of their site. OnClassical is an indie classical music label that’s been distributing albums since 2003. Previews of all of the label’s music are offered under CC’s BY-NC-SA license. Check out OnClassical’s “What’s new?” page for details about the updates.
Ten Car Train is a new site featuring excellent short stories, commentary, and creative fiction published under the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license. From the site’s quite-awesome mission statement: You should read these pieces in their entirety while at work or when someone is paying you to do something else.
Tay Zonday, the singer/keyboardist behind the insanely popular Creative Commons-licensed hit “Chocolate Rain” (the video for which has now been viewed on YouTube more than 5.5 million times) is set to make his concert debut in Minneapolis on October 5 at a show featuring none other than remix king Girl Talk (who you might recall … Read More “Tay Zonday to perform with Girl Talk”
Check out the relaunch of citizen journalism portal GroundReport (previously discussed here), as well as the official launch of GroundReport TV (previously discussed here). GroundReport, which lets people publish news articles, photos, audio recordings, and videos uses Creative Commons licenses to expand the reach of its content. Sign up for an account and start submitting … Read More “CC citizen journalism site GroundReport re-launches; GroundReport TV launches officially”
Following up on an earlier post, we are pleased to announce that PodTech, a technology and entertainment video network, has donated to Creative Commons on top of the money already paid to Lan Bui for his CC-licensed photograph. In doing so, PodTech has set a precedent in paying Bui for his photo and have further … Read More “PodTech Donates to CC”