Be sure to check out this recent interview w/ Gregg Gillis, aka Girl Talk, over on Ryan is Hungry. In the interview, Gregg goes into detail about creating his art, how it intersects and interacts with current copyright law, remixing, and specifically how efforts like Creative Commons can help artists in a positive way. It … Read More “Girl Talk Interview on "Ryan Is Hungry"”
Congratulations to the Free Software Foundation on the release of the GNU General Public License, Version 3. The GPL is critical underpinning for free software, but it is hard to overstate its importance for all computing, or indeed society at large. The FSF took this responsibility extremely seriously, putting GPLv3 through by far the most … Read More “GPLv3!”
It has been a long time since we’ve posted a proper update on Creative Commons license adoption statistics, so a presentation on this topic was eagerly awaited at this year’s Creative Commons international meetings at the iSummit. I led off with an overview presentation (PDF; Scribd; Slideshare). Here are the major points: Metrics based on … Read More “Creative Commons statistics@iSummit 2007”
Creative Commons is working with Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) and D&N International to create Vietnam jurisdiction-specific licenses from the generic Creative Commons licenses. CC Vietnam List Project Lead: The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) Dr. Lynne McNamara, Acting Executive Director Dr. Phuong Nguyen, Country Director Mr. Tu Ngo, IT and Data Manager Legal Project Lead: D&N … Read More “Vietnam”
CC Salon SF on WED, July 11 from 7-9 PM: Jumpcut, OWL Music Search, and Slideshare.net Powerpoint Karaoke!
On Wednesday, July 11th, from 7-9 PM, Creative Commons will be returning to Shinesf.com (1337 Mission St. in San Francisco) for another Creative Commons Salon! There is a lot of wonderful things in store and it is a great opportunity to meet-up with others interested in Creative Commons’ flexible licensing, technology and standards and informally … Read More “CC Salon SF on WED, July 11 from 7-9 PM: Jumpcut, OWL Music Search, and Slideshare.net Powerpoint Karaoke!”
Creative Commons Canada has just released their version of the Creative Commons Podcasting Legal Guide, ported specifically for Canadian laws and practices. The guide was handed out this weekend in printed form at the Podcasters Across Borders conference in Kingston, Ontario and is available in PDF format on the CC Canada website. The guide is … Read More “CC Canada Podcasting Legal Guide”
GroundReport.TV, a streaming citizen journalism news channel online, has officially launched and needs your help! They are looking for CC-licensed documentaries and video news content to broadcast on the channel as well as people interested in reporting live from around the world. We’ve talked about GroundReport.com, GroundReport.TV’s companion site, here before. Both sites are great … Read More “Ground Report TV Launches”