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Please help us Free Bassel, open source developer and CC volunteer


Bassel / joi / CC BY On March 15, 2012, Bassel Khartabil was detained in a wave of arrests in the Mazzeh district of Damascus. Since then, his family has received no official explanation for his detention or information regarding his whereabouts. However, his family has recently learned from previous detainees at the security branch…

Report from the 2011 Annual Creative Commons board meeting


The Creative Commons Board of Directors held its annual board meeting on 9 December 2011. Board members appointed for additional terms were Glenn Brown (Director, Business Development, Media at Twitter), Prof. Michael Carroll (Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, Washington College of Law, American University), Davis Guggenheim (film director and producer), Esther Wojcicki…

Announcing new CC Board Member Brian Fitzgerald

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Creative Commons is delighted to announce the appointment of Prof. Brian Fitzgerald as a new Director of the corporation and member of the Board. Brian Fitzgerald by Joi Ito / CC BY Many of you may be familiar with Brian, who has been the legal lead of CC Australia since 2004 and has made an…

Report from the first Creative Commons board meeting of 2011


On January 8, 2011, Creative Commons held a board meeting in the San Francisco headquarters. We discussed the CEO transition plan. I reiterated my commitment to continue working with Creative Commons in my new role as Chair of the Board focusing on international and in particular, the Middle East. Our current plan is for the…

Join the Legion of CC Superheroes!


Imagine a world where knowledge flows freely and can be built upon without limits. Imagine a world where culture, art and media are available to everyone, scientific content is shared by corporations and research institutions, and shared intelligence augments human rights efforts across borders. CC Superhero T-shirt, yours for a donation of $75 or more!…