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Creative Commons seeks CEO

GS2013 Final Day in Hall / Ibtihel Zaatouri / CC BY-SA You might remember our announcement a few months ago that Cathy Casserly will be stepping down as CEO of Creative Commons this year. Today, we’re excited to officially open the search for the new CEO. Our friends at m/Oppenheim Associates are helping to coordinate … Read More “Creative Commons seeks CEO”

What the internet was made for

Invest in a more creative world.Support Creative Commons. Sudanese political cartoonist Khalid Albaih pushes boundaries with his art to reach new viewers and ignite change. “People should support Creative Commons if they care about what they’re doing, and they want to get their work to as many people as possible; if they care about collaborating … Read More “What the internet was made for”

Creative Commons 4.0 BY and BY-SA licenses approved conformant with the Open Definition

In November we released version 4.0 of the Creative Commons license suite, and today the Open Definition Advisory Council approved the CC 4.0 Attribution (BY) and Attribution-ShareAlike (BY-SA) International licenses as conformant with the Open Definition. The Open Definition sets out principles that define “openness” in relation to data and content…It can be summed up … Read More “Creative Commons 4.0 BY and BY-SA licenses approved conformant with the Open Definition”

Conclusions from the European Commission PSI consultation

Last month, Creative Commons and several other groups responded to the European Commission’s consultation on licensing, datasets and charging for the re-use of public sector information (PSI). See our response here. There were 355 submissions to the questionnaire (spreadsheet download), apparently from all EU Member States except Cyprus. The Commission hosted a hearing (PDF of … Read More “Conclusions from the European Commission PSI consultation”