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License Release Draws Widespread Press Coverage

Press outlets from Wired News to The Economist to the L.A. Times ran stories on the December 16 announcement of the Creative Commons licensing and Founders’ Copyright projects. See our press archives for the growing list.

Law.com

“The Best of the Web in 2002,” by Robert J. Ambrogi.

The L.A. Times

“Group is Launching New Types of Licenses,” by David Streitfeld.

Wired News

“Creative Types: A Lot in Common,” by Kendra Mayfield.

Creative Commons Unveils Machine-Readable Copyright Licenses

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”