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 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”

Creative Commons Announces New Management Team

Sep 18, 2002 — — Creative Commons today announced its newly formed leadership team, expanding its efforts to cultivate a vibrant public domain within the current copyright system. Founding Executive Director Molly Shaffer Van Houweling recently completed her long-planned transition from Creative Commons to become Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan Law School … Read More “Creative Commons Announces New Management Team”

Creative Commons Announced

May 16, 2002 SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – Representatives from the new nonprofit Creative Commons ( today outlined the company’s plans to help lower the legal barriers to creativity through an innovative coupling of law and technology. The Creative Commons will provide a free set of tools to enable creators to share aspects of their copyrighted … Read More “Creative Commons Announced”