Watch CC founder/CEO Lawrence Lessig’s keynote at YouTube or eyeVio with required reading on the next 10 years at his blog.
The Spanish short film, Lo que tú Quieras Oír–released under a CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license–has achieved a huge amount of popularity on YouTube, totaling close to 10,000,000 views! While the film itself is quite brilliant, the CC license enables its viewers to not only freely distribute the film, but also remix it as long as they … Read More “CC Licensed Film Achieves Massive Popularity on YouTube”
From the Science Commons blog … “Today Nature Publishing Group launches Nature Precedings – a free document sharing service for the sciences. The service further enables scientists to share their preliminary findings and research in a free environment, while allowing authors to retain copyright in their work. All accepted contributions are released under a Creative … Read More “Nature Publishing Group launches free pre-print service for the biological sciences”
On August 17th and 18th, The Bandwidth Music & Technology Conference will take place in San Francisco, offering participants a chance to discuss “issues of interest to the music and technology communities, with a particular focus on the evolving musical experience”. Both Eric Steuer, CC’s Creative Director, and Mike Linksvayer, CC’s Vice President, will be … Read More “Bandwidth Music and Technology Conference”
The (©urve)™* remix contest is well under way over at ccMixter with a steady of flow of entries. We are all very grateful to (©urve)™ artists from some of the best a cappellas ever put into the Commons in any language. This morning’s hot entry is Madrugada(rmx) by savoyard. This contest ends next week so … Read More “More ((c)urve)tm Music in the Commons”
This past weekend, our very own Jon Phillips had the pleasure of speaking at The First Annual Pixelodeon Festival, an independent video festival that specifically celebrates global online video. From NewTeeVee: While much of the discussion focused on how to make a business out of producing video content for online distribution, Creative Commons Jon Phillips’ … Read More “Jon Phillips at Pixelodeon”