Open Rights Group is two years old, and they’ve published a great report on their activities, which includes promoting and educating the public about CC licensing and researching free culture business models. And everything they publish is licensed under CC Attribution-ShareAlike. Congratulations to ORG and best wishes for 2008!
Looking for another way to support CC? Be our friend! By connecting with Creative Commons on sites like Facebook, MySpace, and Flickr, you can help us broaden our reach and educate the masses about the Creative Commons mission. So, starting today, we’re issuing a 50,000 friend challenge to our community. We’re asking you to help … Read More “The 50,000 friends challenge”
And the first weekly winner of the CC swag photo contest is… Photo by Mortenjohs CC BY Thank you Mortenjohs and the other 20 participants for your participation and support! There are 4 weeks remaining in the 2007 CC swag photo contest. We’re hoping for 100 entries – so grab your camera, CC swag and … Read More “CC swag photo contest winner #1”
We’re thinking about how to take our music remix site, ccMixter, to the next level. Read about it at the Lessig blog. If you’re logged into ccMixter, you can go here to take a survey on the matter. If you’re unfamiliar with ccMixter, check out the unofficial ccMixterblog, which has tons of great examples of … Read More “ccMixter: The Next Step”
Anepsosis, an open-source 3D MMORPG, has recentlly decided to release all of their game art (which includes texts, pictures, sketches, drawings, 3D art, and sounds) under a CC BY-SA license. This allows all the content created by the Anepsosis community, not just the final game, to remain open and free, adding additional functionality to the … Read More “Anepsosis Uses CC for MMMORPG Character Art”
A report based on the survey we mentioned in August is now released: The cultural heritage community sits on a goldmine of images, texts, sounds, films, video, data and metadata of immense interest to wide variety of specific sectors and the general public. The resources that these organisations hold increasingly come as digital files and … Read More “Report on CC and UK cultural heritage institutions”
In case you hadn’t heard, Lawrence Lessig is officially the most popular guy on the internet (for now)! Check out webcomic xkcd for a great strip featuring Elaine, the “greatest hacker of our era”, learning copyright from CC’s CEO. For added enjoyment, check out a wonderfully lo-fi tribute by SweedishViennese “art-pranksters” Monochrom on BoingBoingTV. That … Read More “Lawrence Lessig in xcd and on Boing Boing TV”