It’s Software Freedom Day! All over the world today, hackers, designers, and free software enthusiasts are participating in meetups, hackathons, cultural events, and more. Check out the map to find out if there’s an event near you.
Philip Pullman / Adrian Hon / CC BY-SA Catherine Casserly / Joi Ito / CC BY The Index on Censorship just published a dialogue on the future of copyright between Creative Commons CEO Cathy Casserly and British writer and Society of Authors president Philip Pullman. Pullman writes that internet piracy has made it harder for … Read More “Cathy in Index on Censorship Dialogue with Philip Pullman”
Mt. Kenya / Chris 73 / CC BY-SA Guest post by Elizabeth Kiragu Wanjugu and Tobias Schonwetter As we were busy getting ready for our community Global Summit a few weeks ago, we nearly missed the announcement of another very important addition to that community – our new CC Kenya affiliate. Our new Kenyan team … Read More “New CC Kenya Hosts CC Salon in Sub-Sahara Africa”
In case you missed it, be sure to read Jessica’s recap from the Creative Commons Global Summit a few weeks ago in Buenos Aires. One of the most fun parts of an event like this is watching the ongoing commentary on Twitter and the stream of photos on Flickr. Below, we’ve compiled ten of our … Read More “10 great moments from #ccsum”
In the McKay School of Education / Mark A. Philbrick / CC BY David Wiley, longtime open education leader, has joined Creative Commons as a CC Education Fellow. Welcome David! David is also currently a Shuttleworth Fellow, on leave from Brigham Young University, and leading Lumen Learning, an organization dedicated to supporting and improving the … Read More “Welcoming David Wiley, CC's new Education Fellow”
International arrivals / James Cridland / CC BY We are delighted to finally publish the fourth and final draft of the 4.0 license suite for public comment. We are publishing draft 4 of BY-NC-SA today, and will publish the other five licenses over the course of the next few days. The prior public comment period … Read More “4.0 draft 4 ready for comment — final consultation before publication”