Better Internet for a Decentralized Web: Conversations from Camp

At Creative Commons, we’ve been thinking a lot about how open principles and public interest values intersect with the decentralized web movement, particularly in relation to broader, collaborative efforts to build a Better Internet. In the past year, we’ve worked with other digital human rights and tech policy organizations to power this emerging movement, focused … Read More “Better Internet for a Decentralized Web: Conversations from Camp”

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CC at UN #GlobalGoalsWeek 2022

Want to build a fairer, more peaceful world? Creative Commons does and we are joining over 170 other organizations in New York City during 16–25 September to accelerate progress on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during 2022 #GlobalGoalsWeek. CC’s deep engagement with the SDGs comes from two of our fundamental beliefs: First, that … Read More “CC at UN #GlobalGoalsWeek 2022”

‘Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage’ Workshop — Help us develop a CC Open Culture Guide for Policymakers

Join us at the ‘Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage’ Workshop on Tuesday 10 May 2022 at 3 PM UTC as we kickstart the development of a CC Open Culture Guide for Policymakers. This digital workshop will continue the work of the newly released paper “Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage — An Agenda for … Read More “‘Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage’ Workshop — Help us develop a CC Open Culture Guide for Policymakers”

CC Global Summit Announcement

Creative Commons is excited to announce plans to return to an in-person format for the next CC Global Summit, due to take place in September/October 2023. Since 2006, the CC Global Summit has brought together thousands of CC community members, activists, creators, advocates, librarians, educators, lawyers, and technologists from around the world to discuss, collaborate, … Read More “CC Global Summit Announcement”

Webinar Recording: ResiliArt x Mondiacult – From Access to Culture to Contemporary Creativity

  In 2020, we entered the last Decade of Action to implement the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As the target date for achieving the SDGs draws closer, UNESCO is engaging its Member States and the international community in a renewed reflection on cultural policies to address global challenges and set immediate and future … Read More “Webinar Recording: ResiliArt x Mondiacult – From Access to Culture to Contemporary Creativity”

Panel: ResiliArt x Mondiacult – From Access to Culture to Contemporary Creativity

Join us on Wednesday, 23 February for an online panel discussion, as we explore how open access to cultural heritage materials encourages artists to discover, share, and remix such materials.  In advance of the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development — Mondiacult 2022, Creative Commons is pleased to participate in the ResiliArt … Read More “Panel: ResiliArt x Mondiacult – From Access to Culture to Contemporary Creativity”

Join us for ‘Ground Truth in Open Internet’ — the new Creative Commons Open Journalism Webinar Series and Training

Journalism provides a crucial public service. Access to verifiable information and stories that question the underlying terrain of power is critical to democratic societies. Yet, journalism as we know it faces existential new challenges. Increasingly, journalists face work-halting financial and ethical challenges, as well as threats to their physical and digital safety, when sharing information … Read More “Join us for ‘Ground Truth in Open Internet’ — the new Creative Commons Open Journalism Webinar Series and Training”

The Future of Open Webinar Recap & Recording

Earlier this year, Creative Commons announced that four working groups of the Creative Commons Copyright Platform would examine policy issues affecting the open ecosystem from a global perspective: (1) artificial intelligence and open content; (2) platform liability; (3) copyright exceptions and limitations; and (4) the ethics of open sharing.  The CC Copyright Platform was established … Read More “The Future of Open Webinar Recap & Recording”

Power to the people

On Thursday 28 October 2021, Creative Commons CEO Catherine Stihler delivered a keynote at the University of St Andrews’ Power to the people: St Andrews’ journey to net-zero and the future of energy event ahead of the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, officially known as the 26th Conference of Parties, or COP26. In her … Read More “Power to the people”