Creative Commons is working with Helsinki Institute for Information Technology to create Finland jurisdiction-specific licenses from the generic Creative Commons licenses. CCi Finland List Project Lead: Herkko Hietanen, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology. License draft. English explanation of substantive legal changes. Post a message. Subscribe to the discussion. Read the discussion archives. More about the … Read More “Finland”

Science Fiction

A couple weeks old, but worth reading: Cory Doctorow excoriates Science Fiction Writers of America for issuing takedowns on his behalf, without his permission, against sites hosting his books, with permission (under CC licenses). Meanwhile, Cory blogs about another author’s science fantasy trilogy released under a CC license and is writing a column in Locus … Read More “Science Fiction”

'Copyright, Fair Use, and the Cultural Commons' now on MIT World

From the Science Commons blog … Now up on MIT World, “Copyright, Fair Use, and the Cultural Commons.” The Web cast is from the April 28, 2007 panel discussion featuring Creative Commons‘ own Hal Abelson, William Uricchio (who moderated the event), Wendy Gordon, Gordon Quinn, and Pat Aufderheide. From the Web site: “Moderator William Uricchio … Read More “'Copyright, Fair Use, and the Cultural Commons' now on MIT World”