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“A Story of Healing” Becomes First Academy Award Winning Film Released Under A Creative Commons License

Interplast announced today the release of its 1997 Academy Award winning documentary A Story of Healing under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Ten years later, this is the first time an Academy Award winning film has been released under a CC license. Kudos to Interplast for realizing that this film, which makes a compelling case … Read More ““A Story of Healing” Becomes First Academy Award Winning Film Released Under A Creative Commons License”

“A Story of Healing” Becomes First Academy Award Winning Film Released Under A Creative Commons License

Interplast announced today the release of its 1997 Academy Award winning documentary A Story of Healing under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Ten years later, this is the first time an Academy Award winning film has been released under a CC license. Kudos to Interplast for realizing that this film, which makes a compelling case … Read More ““A Story of Healing” Becomes First Academy Award Winning Film Released Under A Creative Commons License”

CC Salon SF Tonite! Free Live Music, Presentations and Relaxing Post-Work Time

One last reminder to come to the CC Salon tonite at Shinesf.com (1337 Mission) from 7-9 PM in San Francisco. If you haven’t read other blog posts, check out out what Swivel.com, Technorati, Eric Zhu (Doublefish) and Jay Dedman have all blogged about their presentations tonite. Also, I wanted to underline that we will end … Read More “CC Salon SF Tonite! Free Live Music, Presentations and Relaxing Post-Work Time”

CC Salon on WED in SF: Added Technorati, Interplast.org film, and Music by Doublefish (CN)

Hello friends. We just added some great presentations for the CC Salon SF on April 18, 7-9 PM at Shinesf.com (1337 Mission St). Here is the quick run-down: Liz Dunn, Technorati, about WTF (Where’s the Fire and CC) Seth Mazow, Interplast.org, showing film at the end of the night Jay Dedman, SpinXpress.com and Outhink.com, about … Read More “CC Salon on WED in SF: Added Technorati, Interplast.org film, and Music by Doublefish (CN)”

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”