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Episode 20: Open Culture VOICES – Marco Rendina

  Welcome to episode 20 of Open Culture VOICES! VOICES is a vlog series of short interviews with open GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) experts from around the world. The Open Culture Program at Creative Commons aims to promote better sharing of cultural heritage in GLAMs collections. With Open Culture VOICES, we’re thrilled to … Read More “Episode 20: Open Culture VOICES – Marco Rendina”

Episode 19: Open Culture VOICES – Dafydd Tudur

  Welcome to episode 19 of Open Culture VOICES! VOICES is a vlog series of short interviews with open GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) experts from around the world. The Open Culture Program at Creative Commons aims to promote better sharing of cultural heritage in GLAMs collections. With Open Culture VOICES, we’re thrilled to … Read More “Episode 19: Open Culture VOICES – Dafydd Tudur”

CC Global Summit Announcement

Creative Commons is excited to announce plans to return to an in-person format for the next CC Global Summit, due to take place in September/October 2023. Since 2006, the CC Global Summit has brought together thousands of CC community members, activists, creators, advocates, librarians, educators, lawyers, and technologists from around the world to discuss, collaborate, … Read More “CC Global Summit Announcement”

Open Minds Podcast: Cory Doctorow, Science Fiction Author, Journalist and Tech Activist

Hello Creative Commoners! We are back with a new episode of CC’s Open Minds … from Creative Commons podcast. In this episode, Creative Commons’ General Counsel, Kat Walsh, sits down for an hour-long discussion with award winning science fiction author, journalist and technology activist, Cory Doctorow (craphound.com).  Cory is a renowned advocate for liberalizing copyright … Read More “Open Minds Podcast: Cory Doctorow, Science Fiction Author, Journalist and Tech Activist”

Creative Commons 2021 State of the Commons Annual Report

We are pleased to present the 2021 Creative Commons State of the Commons Annual Report. This report showcases last year’s 20th Anniversary activities and also highlights important innovations, achievements, collaborations, conversations, and partnerships.   Last year, our anniversary was visually branded with a sunflower. This image represented CC’s commitment to BETTER SHARING of knowledge and culture … Read More “Creative Commons 2021 State of the Commons Annual Report”

CC publishes policy paper titled Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage — An Agenda for Copyright Reform

  Over the past few months, members of the Creative Commons (CC) Copyright Platform along with CC friends from around the world have worked together to develop a policy paper addressing the key high-level policy issues affecting access and sharing of cultural heritage, notably by galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs). In this blog post, … Read More “CC publishes policy paper titled Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage — An Agenda for Copyright Reform”

CC Open Culture Remix Art Contest 2022 – #CCSharesCulture

CONTEST NOW CLOSED. Thank you so much to everyone who participated. We will announce the shortlisted entries and winners in May 2022.  Calling all artists! Participate in #CCSharesCulture, our new Open Culture Remix Art Contest! The theme this year is “Love Culture? Share Culture!” In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Creative Commons licenses, we … Read More “CC Open Culture Remix Art Contest 2022 – #CCSharesCulture”

Congratulations and Farewell

I’d like to share with our community a congratulation and a heartfelt farewell to staff in the Creative Commons legal team. First, CC is excited to announce that longtime CC staffer, Kat Walsh, has been promoted to CC General Counsel. Kat was on the CC legal team from 2012-2015 during the drafting and initial publication … Read More “Congratulations and Farewell”

Episode 18: Open Culture VOICES – Stacy Allison-Cassin

  Welcome to episode 18 of Open Culture VOICES! VOICES is a vlog series of short interviews with open GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) experts from around the world. The Open Culture Program at Creative Commons aims to promote better sharing of cultural heritage in GLAMs collections. With Open Culture VOICES, we’re thrilled to … Read More “Episode 18: Open Culture VOICES – Stacy Allison-Cassin”

Episode 17: Open Culture VOICES – Patricia Díaz Rubio

  Welcome to episode 17 of Open Culture VOICES! VOICES is a vlog series of short interviews with open GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) experts from around the world. The Open Culture Program at Creative Commons aims to promote better sharing of cultural heritage in GLAMs collections. With Open Culture VOICES, we’re thrilled to … Read More “Episode 17: Open Culture VOICES – Patricia Díaz Rubio”