Holiday albums from ccMixter

If you’re not familiar with ccMixter, you should be. It’s an amazing community for downloading and sharing CC-licensed, remixable music and samples. ccMixter has released two albums of holiday music this year; you can buy them or receive them for free for becoming a ccMixter supporter. From the press release: Season of Gratitude was first … Read More “Holiday albums from ccMixter”

European Commission announces public consultation on the review of EU copyright rules

This post originally appears on the Communia Association blog. Creative Commons is a founding member and active participant in Communia. Last week Thursday the European Commission launched its much anticipated public consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules. This consultation is the first visible sign of the second track of the Commission’s attempt … Read More “European Commission announces public consultation on the review of EU copyright rules”

Welcome to the CC community, intergovernmental organizations

We’re pleased to announce a new suite of Creative Commons licenses specifically designed for intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). IGOs produce a wide array of valuable information and content, ranging from scholarly and scientific papers to environmental data. Just like other creators who seek wide dissemination of their works to achieve maximal impact, IGOs benefit from using … Read More “Welcome to the CC community, intergovernmental organizations”

Free! Music! Sampler now shipping

Our friends at Musikpiraten e.V. just let us know that the Free! Music! Sampler is now shipping. You might remember this year’s Free! Music! Contest. The winners have been chosen, and the heavily exclamatory compilation album looks gorgeous. You can listen to all the tracks and download the album from Musikpiraten’s Bandcamp page. While you’re … Read More “Free! Music! Sampler now shipping”