So far we’ve profiled Creative Commons international volunteers in Hungary, Taiwan, Chile, France, Catalonia, Spain, Malaysia and Peru. Today we’ll stay in South America with Creative Commons Argentina. Please donate in support of scholarships for our international project volunteers. Read letters from Lawrence Lessig explaining the campaign and an exciting new opportunity. After the launch … Read More “Day 8: CC Argentina”
This marks the seventh day since the launch of the CCi Affiliate Scholarship Campaign. It has been an active week and we cannot thank you enough for your support. There are 6 days left to help meet the $100,000 challenge that we announced on May 2nd. In terms of raising the initial $50,000 for the … Read More “Day 7: CC Peru”
Four articles turned up yesterday all advocating use of different Creative Commons licenses in different contexts, nicely demonstrating the not-really-niche-anymore scope covered by Creative Commons. Newspapers: In GateHouse’s case, they’ve reserved the right to commercialize, the right to preserve the content’s integrity, and the right of attribution. [Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs] It’s all “part of being a good … Read More “Creative Commons for Newspapers, Scientists, Film students and Wikipedia SEOers(!?)”
The past 24hrs have been very active for the CCi Scholarship Campaign! I cannot stress how important participating in this campaign is and the opportunity at stake. A $100,000 matching challenge does not present itself very often so it’s critical that we meet this goal. We appreciate your support so much and hope that you … Read More “Day 6: CC Malaysia”
Today marks a turning point in the campaign to fund the CCi Affiliates thanks to a VERY generous donor. It also marks the first time that we’ve highlighted two jurisdictions in one day. Both of these jurisdictions and projects are very active so it is my pleasure to post this lengthy yet amazing and inspirational … Read More “Day 5: CC Catalonia & CC Spain”
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!