Every 1st of January, the Law and Technology Clinic and Creative Commons Israel celebrate the Public Domain Day. In Israel about 70 years after the death of the author, her works are released to the Public Domain.
At the end of 2016, Creative Commons Indonesia held a discussion titled “Celebration of Freedom of Sharing in Indonesia” with support from the Awesome Fund. This event was also held to celebrate Creative Commons’s 15th anniversary. Creative Commons Indonesia is a project under Wikimedia Indonesia that aims to spread the message about open culture in … Read More “Watch/listen: a celebration of Freedom of Sharing in Indonesia!”
Our Global Summit is three short months away, and today I am delighted to provide some exciting updates to our program: two keynotes (more to come!), five tracks, and a one week extension for submissions (now due on Friday, February 3).
The Creative Commons upcoming Global Summit is the first major opportunity to introduce our community to the newly-born Platform Cooperatives Consortium and to look for ways our two movements, which share many core values, can collaborate. We have just entered a time of potentially enormous social turmoil. Like the 1960’s, it could also set the … Read More “The Platform Cooperatives Movement Helps Light up the Commons”
In the area of knowledge governance today, it is no longer in doubt that ‘open’ is an important and emerging paradigm and philosophy.
This post from Aris Maro of CC Tanzania outlines their work in support of the Creative Commons Awesome Fund, a series of small grants designed to help commoners work on projects that make their communities stronger. Thank you to CC Tanzania for their advocacy work in providing valuable information as representatives of Creative Commons ideals. … Read More “CC Tanzania’s Advocacy Training”