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Our Virtual Make Over

For those who haven’t already noticed, Creative Commons’ home on Kula 4 in Second Life is currently undergoing a complete make over – which is happening alongside our Real life office move! Thanks to the ideas of Professor Mark Perry (Learned Om) and Nic Suzor (Nic Marx) of CC Australia, and the work of our … Read More “Our Virtual Make Over”

CC search archive.org and more with SpinXpress

As recently promised we’ve added an exciting new CC-enabled search service to search.creativecommons.org. SpinXpress Get Media searches the Internet Archive‘s massive audio and video collections as well as media at several other sites, including Magnatune, Flickr, and blip.tv and allows filtering searches by desired source, media type, and license. We’re extremely pleased that the Internet … Read More “CC search archive.org and more with SpinXpress”

OECD report on CC declassified

Participative Web: User-Created Content (pdf, 74 pages) mentions Creative Commons several times. According to the foreword: This report was presented to the Working Party on the Information Economy (WPIE) in December 2006 and declassified by the Committee for Information, Computer and Communications Policy in March 2007. Now the whole world knows … about User Generated … Read More “OECD report on CC declassified”

CC Salon on WED, April 18 from 7-9 PM: Swivel.com, Jay Dedman/SpinXpress and Debut of New Creative Commons Video

As if you didn’t have enough to do next week in San Francisco for the big Web 2.0 conference, Creative Commons is putting on another Creative Commons Salon at Shinesf.com from 7-9 PM (1337 Mission St in San Francisco) on Wednesday, April 18. It is a great place to meet-up with others interested in Creative … Read More “CC Salon on WED, April 18 from 7-9 PM: Swivel.com, Jay Dedman/SpinXpress and Debut of New Creative Commons Video”

Science Commons goes virtual

John Wilbanks will be giving a talk in the virtual world Second Life this Monday (4/16). Taking on avatar-form for his first official SL speaking engagement, Wilbanks will be giving an introduction to Science Commons. The talk – “Scientific Research and the Creative Commons Methodology” – will shed light on the application of CC copyright … Read More “Science Commons goes virtual”