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CC0 now available in Polish – official translation published


Post written by John Weitzmann Creative Commons and the European group of CC Affiliates are proud and happy to announce the launch of the official Polish translation of CC0 version 1.0. Translation is an essential part of our efforts to be a truly global project, offering legal tools that work for everyone regardless of language…

Congrats to EFF and the dancing baby


  There are plenty of examples to depict our broken copyright system, but the “dancing baby” case is one of the most notorious. That’s the one where Universal Music used the DMCA to take down a 29-second YouTube video of an adorable baby dancing to “Let’s Go Crazy” by Prince. Putting aside the legal questions,…

Our Kickstarter was a huge success, thanks to all of you!


We are thrilled to announce that 1,687 people backed our Kickstarter campaign, which successfully raised $65,420 – over 130% of our funding goal. We’re told by Kickstarter that Creative Commons is now among the top 5% of publishing projects in the history of the crowdfunding platform. All thanks to you, our supporters! What’s next?! Email…

CC's first-ever Kickstarter campaign — join us!


Today we’re launching CC’s first-ever Kickstarter campaign. We’re raising money to write a book about open business models that incorporate CC licensing. We hope you’ll join our Kickstarter campaign and help us empower creators around the globe to pursue businesses built on open content. This is an ambitious project. Over the course of the year,…

Japanese translation of CC0 published


Congratulations to CC Japan for their tireless work on the official translation of CC0 into Japanese! This marks the first official translation of CC0 for the Asia-Pacific region, and the fourth official translation of CC0 overall. CC0 is a tool that enables creators to dedicate work to the public domain. Its three-layer design includes a…