What does open access look like for the law? Through free access to primary legal sources, the Free Law Project provides an important service to advocates, journalists, researchers, and the public. Joining with an international movement for Free Access to Law, the US-based organization helps people know their rights in an increasingly uncertain and rapidly … Read More “Law for All: Free Law Project’s Radical Approach to Legal Transparency”
CC Global Summit program update: Ashe Dryden, Ana Garzón Sabogal to Keynote, plus accepted sessions and speakers
Today we’re announcing our last two keynotes and accepted sessions and speakers for this year’s CC Global Summit in Toronto, just two months away.
Web services company Cloudflare revealed late yesterday that it had experienced a large-scale memory leak. About two million websites use Cloudflare for services like content delivery and Internet security. Creative Commons uses Cloudflare, and we investigated this issue as soon as it was reported. We have not found any cause for concern—as far as we … Read More “Cloudflare leak: Please reset your CCID password”
Earlier this week, Judge Hurley issued an order denying our motion for leave to file an amicus brief at this stage in the litigation between Great Minds and FedEx Office.
Via a milestone translation effort, we are happy to announce the official translation of the Creative Commons 4.0 licenses into Arabic. The Croatian translation is also notable and expected to have significant impact.
The current dominant public policy discourse on the internet and human rights addresses the importance of the these new technologies to empower civil liberties.
During Fair Use Week organizations and individuals are publishing blog posts, hosting workshops, and sharing educational resources about the implementation and importance of this essential limitation to the rights endowed by copyright. Fair use (and in other countries, the related “fair dealing”) is a flexible legal tool that permits some uses of copyrighted material without … Read More “Copyright Filtering Mechanisms Don’t (and can’t) Respect Fair Use”