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Announcing the first round of Global Summit keynote speakers

We’re happy to announce the first set of keynote speakers for the 2015 Creative Commons Global Summit: Lila Tretikov, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation Yochai Benkler, author and law professor at Harvard Law School Julia Reda, Member of the European Parliament and rapporteur of the Parliament’s review of the EU Copyright Directive Ryan Merkley, … Read More “Announcing the first round of Global Summit keynote speakers”

It’s time to #MoveFASTR: support public access to publicly-funded research

Shinkansen Tokyo by Parag.naik, available under the CC BY-SA license. Tomorrow the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs will markup S. 779, the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (called FASTR for short). The bill–if enacted–would increase access to federally funded research. It was introduced in both the Senate and House … Read More “It’s time to #MoveFASTR: support public access to publicly-funded research”

New Translations: CC 4.0 licences now available in te reo Māori and Japanese

Today CC is proud to launch two new translations of the latest version of the CC licences: Japanese and te reo Māori. These are particularly significant, as they are the first official translations of 4.0 into Asia-Pacific languages. Perhaps even more exciting, te reo Māori, the language of the Indigenous people of New Zealand, is … Read More “New Translations: CC 4.0 licences now available in te reo Māori and Japanese”