“The Best of the Web in 2002,” by Robert J. Ambrogi.
San Francisco, CA — Creative Commons, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the creative reuse of intellectual works, launched its first product today: its machine-readable copyright licenses, available free of charge from creativecommons.org. The licenses allow copyright holders to easily inform others that their works are free for copying and other uses under specific conditions. These … Read More “Creative Commons Unveils Machine-Readable Copyright Licenses”
Sep 18, 2002 — www.creativecommons.org — Creative Commons today announced its newly formed leadership team, expanding its efforts to cultivate a vibrant public domain within the current copyright system. Founding Executive Director Molly Shaffer Van Houweling recently completed her long-planned transition from Creative Commons to become Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan Law School … Read More “Creative Commons Announces New Management Team”
We’re proud to announce that Roger McGuinn, author of the ethereal sounds of legendary rock band The Byrds, has licensed dozens of musical recordings with Creative Commons licenses. McGuinn has long been a leading champion of the American folk music tradition. At his Folk Den, McGuinn publishes his own versions of traditional tunes, using the … Read More “Roger McGuinn to Use Creative Commons Licenses”
On 16 December, Creative Commons machine-readable licenses will be available to the public free of charge. Learn creative ways to distribute your works and find pointers to all sorts of licensed content you can use right away. Join us in celebrating the release of our licenses at an early-evening reception featuring a chat and screening … Read More “Creative Commons to Release Licenses for Public Use”