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Vietnam

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!”

CC Canada Podcasting Legal Guide

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”

Ground Report TV Launches

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”

CC Salon London this Thursday

Hello friends. A quick reminder that the very first CC Salon London will be taking place this Thursday, at Juno, Shoreditch High Street, London E1, from 6.30pm until midnight. There will be music from the after-dinner.net DJs as well as talks and presentations from Elizabeth Stark (freeculture.org), Tom Reynolds (Random Acts of Reality) and Jonathan … Read More “CC Salon London this Thursday”

SPOON TO HEADLINE CONCERT TO BENEFIT CREATIVE COMMONS AND KICK OFF WIRED NEXTFEST IN LOS ANGELES

WIRED magazine today announced that rock band Spoon will headline a concert to benefit Creative Commons on September 10, 2007 at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles. The concert is a kick-off event for WIRED NextFest, a unique world’s-fair-style event showcasing future technologies in design, entertainment, communication, healthcare, transportation, sustainable living, and more, at … Read More “SPOON TO HEADLINE CONCERT TO BENEFIT CREATIVE COMMONS AND KICK OFF WIRED NEXTFEST IN LOS ANGELES”

Mainstreaming open music

Michael Gregoire, curator of the beautiful netBloc compilation series (previously mentioned here and here; #6 now available) has published an essay on some of the things needed to make open music a part of mainstream culture: Once a listener realizes that net audio is as good or better than mainstream music, they’re in. They’re part … Read More “Mainstreaming open music”