Bulgarian President Chooses CC BY ND

The official website of the Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov is now available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.5 Bulgarian license. Bulgaria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been releasing its material under the same license since 2006, but ordinarily, these websites would be under full copyright, explains CC Bulgaria Project Lead Veni Markovski. “Bulgaria has taken … Read More “Bulgarian President Chooses CC BY ND”

Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group: "Copyleft or Copyright" Seminar

We’re not quite sure what is in the water down under, but more great news keeps piling in from our friends at CCau – on 29 September the Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group (SAMAG) are running a seminar entitled “Copyleft or Copyright: Alternative licensing models in the digital era: promotion or protection” which promises to … Read More “Sydney Arts Management Advisory Group: "Copyleft or Copyright" Seminar”

Digital Fringe

Digital Fringe, a program that will be taking place during the 2008 Melbourne Film Festival, recentlly issued a call for material to screen during this year’s program. Taking place between the 9/24 – 10/12, the material will vary in form and content with DF broadcasting the submissions anywhere and everywhere – from public screens to … Read More “Digital Fringe”

Former CC General Counsel to lead Australian government digital economy push

Congratulations to former Creative Commons General Counsel Mia Garlick, who has joined the Australian government to lead its digital economy initiatives: iTWire has learnt that Mia Garlick, an Australian lawyer who was most recently product counsel for YouTube, has been appointed to head the Australian Government’s drive for the digital economy future, as assistant secretary … Read More “Former CC General Counsel to lead Australian government digital economy push”

Australian National Innovation Review recommends Creative Commons

CC Australia writes about an important report that advises Australian governments to follow open publishing standards and recommends using a Creative Commons license for government material released for public information. Those interested in open access to public sector information will be excited to see the results of a recently released Australian Federal Government Review of the … Read More “Australian National Innovation Review recommends Creative Commons”

ABC (Australia) Launches CC-Friendly Social Media Site "Pool"

Great news coming in from our friends at CC Australia – the ABC, Australia’s national public broadcaster, just launched a CC-friendly social media space, Pool, which is designed to provide a “place for creative content makers to upload their work, publish and collaborate.” Pool offers users the ability to upload their content – whatever the … Read More “ABC (Australia) Launches CC-Friendly Social Media Site "Pool"”