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Spoon to Headline Creative Commons Benefit Concert to Kick Off WIRED NextFest in LA

We are very pleased to announce that Spoon, the Austin, TX based rock-quartet, will headline a benefit concert for Creative Commons on September 10, 2007, at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles! The concert will function not only as a fundraiser for CC, but also as a kick off for WIRED NextFest, “a unique … Read More “Spoon to Headline Creative Commons Benefit Concert to Kick Off WIRED NextFest in LA”

FOSS + Creative Commons LiveContent for libraries

Creative Commons is developing LiveContent, a project to connect and expand Creative Commons and open source communities. The first output of LiveContent will be ccLiveCD for libraries, which will package free and open source software (FOSS) with CC-licensed content. ccLiveCD aims to demonstrate an example of an easy-to-use, viable alternative to proprietary software and further … Read More “FOSS + Creative Commons LiveContent for libraries”

Where are the Joneses?

Last Friday (June 15th), Where are the Joneses?, a “daily fictional interactive comedy shot entirely for the web”, went live. The show is written collaboratively by the Where are the Joneses? community, released on to YouTube under a CC Attribution-Sharealike licence, and funded as a marketing experiment for Ford Motors (as a big purple van … Read More “Where are the Joneses?”

Swivel+Dapper+CC

Swivel+Dapper+CC = get free graphs delivered in widgets and feeds. Great to see two services integrating CC working together. See our most recent posts on Dapper and Swivel.

Nature Publishing Group launches free pre-print service for the biological sciences

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”