China and Taiwan are paving the way for Creative Commons

CNBlog.org and the Institute of Information Science at Academia Sinica are spearheading efforts to translate Creative Commons licenses for China and Taiwan to expand international access to their cultures. Palo Alto, USA; Shanghai, China; Taipei, Taiwan; – Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a body of creative works free for copying and re-use, … Read More “China and Taiwan are paving the way for Creative Commons”

Creative Commons launches the GET CREATIVE! Moving Image Contest

Win a Computer – A DV Cam – An iPod Contest to create a 2-minute presentation will demonstrate “open-source messaging” Palo Alto, USA Creative Commons announced today the launch of the GET CREATIVE! Moving Image Contest. Entrants are invited to create a 2-minute presentation in the animation or moving image format of their choice that … Read More “Creative Commons launches the GET CREATIVE! Moving Image Contest”

Supreme Court Audio Classics Enter P2P Zone Thanks to Creative Commons Licenses

Creative Commons Also Rolls Out Strategy for Embedding and Verifying License Information in MP3s and Other Files Palo Alto and Chicago, USA — Creative Commons and the OYEZ Project announced today the first-stage 100-hour release of MP3s from the Project’s 2000+ hours of Supreme Court recordings using Creative Commons’ machine-readable copyright licenses. Creative Commons also … Read More “Supreme Court Audio Classics Enter P2P Zone Thanks to Creative Commons Licenses”

Creative Commons Welcomes David Wiley as Educational Use License Project Lead

The Silicon Valley Nonprofit Also Takes Up Baton of Wiley’s Trailblazing OpenContent Project Palo Alto, California, USA — Creative Commons, a nonprofit dedicated to building a layer of reasonable copyright, announced today that OpenContent founder Dr. David Wiley, Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at Utah State University, will join Creative Commons and officially close the … Read More “Creative Commons Welcomes David Wiley as Educational Use License Project Lead”

Creative Commons Welcomes Joi Ito to Board of Directors

San Francisco- and Tokyo-based venture capitalist, technologist, and policy expert joins leadership of the Silicon Valley nonprofit Palo Alto, USA — Creative Commons, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to expanding the world of reusable content online, announced today that Joichi Ito has joined its Board of Directors. Ito is a venture capitalist, technologist, and internationally popular … Read More “Creative Commons Welcomes Joi Ito to Board of Directors”

Creative Commons Begins Work On Finnish Versions Of Copyright Licenses

The Helsinki Institute for Information Technology Will Drive Public Discussion from the Silicon Valley Nonprofit’s Website Palo Alto, California, USA – Creative Commons, a nonprofit dedicated to building a layer of reasonable copyright, announced today that it would begin development of Finnish versions of its copyright licenses as part of its ongoing International Commons (iCommons) … Read More “Creative Commons Begins Work On Finnish Versions Of Copyright Licenses”

Creative Commons and Negativland Begin Work on Free Sampling and Collage

The Silicon Valley Nonprofit Also Rolls Out New Model for Community Participation Palo Alto, California, USA – May 29, 2003 – Creative Commons, a nonprofit dedicated to building a layer of reasonable copyright, announced today that it would begin development of the Sampling License, a copyright tool designed to let artists encourage the creative transformation … Read More “Creative Commons and Negativland Begin Work on Free Sampling and Collage”

Creative Commons Welcomes Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim to Board of Directors

Austin and Palo Alto, USA — March 11, 2003 — Davis Guggenheim, a celebrated director and producer of both documentary and dramatic film and television, joined the board of directors of Creative Commons this week. “Davis brings a unique and invaluable perspective to our team,” said Lawrence Lessig, Chairman of Creative Commons and Professor of … Read More “Creative Commons Welcomes Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim to Board of Directors”

Creative Commons Releases Hundreds of Titles Under its Founders Copyright

Stanford-based nonprofit also opens doors of Founders’ Copyright submission process Santa Clara, California, USA – April 23, 2003 — Creative Commons announced today the release of several hundred titles under its Founders’ Copyright. The Silicon Valley nonprofit also opened the Founders’ Copyright submission process to the public via its website. With the Founders’ Copyright, Creative … Read More “Creative Commons Releases Hundreds of Titles Under its Founders Copyright”

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”