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Our biggest report yet: State of the Commons 2016

We are pleased to announce our annual State of the Commons report, which celebrates our global community of artists, archivists, and advocates working to further collaboration, creativity, and access to research and cultural heritage.

The Platform Cooperatives Movement Helps Light up the Commons

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”

Creative Commons and Museu da Imigração: notes on a Brazilian experience

In March we hosted the second Institute for Open Leadership, and in our summary of the event we mentioned that the Institute fellows would be taking turns to write about their open policy projects. I had the privilege of participating in the second Institute for Open Leadership (IOL), held in Cape Town and hosted by … Read More “Creative Commons and Museu da Imigração: notes on a Brazilian experience”

Creative Commons e Museu da Imigração: notas sobre uma experiência brasileira

Tive a grata oportunidade de participar do segundo Institute for Open Leadership (IOL), realizado na Cidade do Cabo e promovido pelo Creative Commons e pela Open Policy Network. Além de mim, o instituto recebeu pessoas de vários lugares do mundo, todos com projetos incríveis. Nos últimos nove anos, tenho atuado na área de documentação em museus … Read More “Creative Commons e Museu da Imigração: notas sobre uma experiência brasileira”

Controversy: A Recap of the copyright issues surrounding Prince’s estate

Prince performing in Brussels during the Hit N Run Tour in 1986, CC-by-2.0 Today at Copyright On!, Britton Payne discussed the unique copyright situation surrounding Prince’s estate. This potentially long and bitter battle could shape the future of music copyright to come. Prince fought a number of legendary copyright battles, which makes this current fight … Read More “Controversy: A Recap of the copyright issues surrounding Prince’s estate”