Last week, I wrote to ask you to help us raise scholarship funds to help CCi Affiliates’ participation in the iCommons iSummit. Our goal was to raise $50,000 for the CCi Scholarship Fund in a two week period. I’m writing you today to inform you of an amazing opportunity that makes more urgent our need … Read More “An Exciting New Challenge: $100K in Matching Funds for iSummit”
Last summer, we featured Wikitravel as one of our Featured Commoners. Today, Wikitravel won a Webby Award for their free, up-to-date, complete world travel on-line wiki. Wikitravel is licensed under the Creative Commons 1.0 Attribution, Share Alike license. Way to go Evan and Maj!
Yep – another slow day for the CCi Affiliate Scholarship Campaign. I had high hopes for the state of the campaign yesterday as I walked into work and I refuse to let them whither. As you all now assuredly know we believe that it’s truly important to fund the CCi Affiliates participation in the iCommons … Read More “Day 5: CC France”
Musicians: you have until May 13 to submit your tracks to the Diesel-U-Music international music contest. Winners will receive a cash prize, tour support, and press coverage. Past winners include Duke Dumont, Mylo, We Are Scientists, Tom Vek, and DJ Yoda. All songs entered are licensed to the public under CC BY-NC. Successful entrants will … Read More “Diesel-U-Music international music contest taking submisisons”
From the Science Commons blog: A recent incident in the blogosphere has sparked a discussion on the role of copyright and fair use laws in the digital world. Last week, Shelley Batts – a PhD student – was accused of a fair use violation for pulling a figure and a chart from a scientific paper … Read More “Science Commons News: Copyright and fair use in the blogosphere”
Well it is now day 4 of the campaign and we’ve raised $7058. Needless to say the momentum that we originally experienced has waned. The importance of this cause however has not and that is why we are not relenting. The CCi affiliates need to be at the iCommons iSummit to debate and discuss the … Read More “Day 4: CC Chile”