CC still opposes mandatory filtering and so should you

As part of Creative Commons’ key strategic goal of Better Sharing, we have taken a firm stance against mandatory content filtering on the internet. In new proposed legislation, the U.S. Congress is now raising mandatory content filtering again as a tool to eliminate infringement of copyrighted works. For those who are new to the discussion, … Read More “CC still opposes mandatory filtering and so should you”

US, partner countries launch declaration for the internet

The Declaration for the Future of the Internet envisions advancing the free flow of information and protecting human rights. Creative Commons is committed to better sharing for a brighter future. This includes an open, global, interoperable, reliable, and secure internet.  Today, at a hybrid ministerial meeting organized by the White House’s National Security Council, over … Read More “US, partner countries launch declaration for the internet”

Creative Commons Receives $1M Grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Advance Better Sharing

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently allocated $1M to Creative Commons (CC) in honor of CC’s 20th Anniversary. This three-year, general operating support will help foster CC’s commitment to Better Sharing by addressing equity gaps and unequal balances of power in the open ecosystem. The internet has global ownership with people … Read More “Creative Commons Receives $1M Grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Advance Better Sharing”

A message from our CEO to the CC Community on Creative Commons’ 20th Anniversary

Dear CC Community, It’s a very special day — today marks the 20th Anniversary of Creative Commons’ founding! Twenty years ago, Creative Commons started with a simple, radical idea: to save the internet from “failed sharing” and create a world where everyone has access to knowledge and creativity. What began as a simple idea and … Read More “A message from our CEO to the CC Community on Creative Commons’ 20th Anniversary”

CC Community Spotlight Series: Angela Oduor Lungati, Achal Prabhala and Cecília Olliveira

Giving Tuesday is only a week away! We hope you’ll join us next Tuesday, 30 November in celebrating our Better Sharing, Brighter Future campaign.  We’re trying to raise $100,000 before the end of this year. The good news is every donation up to $30,000 will be matched. Help us reach our goal and double your impact … Read More “CC Community Spotlight Series: Angela Oduor Lungati, Achal Prabhala and Cecília Olliveira”