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Roger McGuinn to Use Creative Commons Licenses

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We’re proud to announce that Roger McGuinn, author of the ethereal sounds of legendary rock band The Byrds, has licensed dozens of musical recordings with Creative Commons licenses. McGuinn has long been a leading champion of the American folk music tradition. At his Folk Den, McGuinn publishes his own versions of traditional tunes, using the…

Creative Commons Announced

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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…