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Governments demonstrating leadership in openness with Creative Commons


Dr. Hessa Al Jaber, Secretary General, ictQATAR / ictQATAR / CC BY Qatar’s Supreme Council for Information and Communication Technology, ictQatar, is among the many governments making waves by promoting openness and Creative Commons. During the welcome address at last weekend’s Digitally Open conference in Doha, the ictQATAR’s Secretary General Dr. Hessa Al-Jaber announced that…

Egyptian License Draft Open for Public Discussion


The past year witnessed some major achievements for Creative Commons in the Arab world. Highlights included Al Jazeera’s adoption of CC BY for the world’s first broadcast-quality online repository and CC Jordan’s substantial efforts on the first Arabic license port. 2010 promises more exciting developments for the rapidly-growing CC community in the Arab world. Today…

Jeeran Launches a Dedicated Creative Commons Channel


Jeeran, the largest Arabic online community with 1.5 million registered users and more than 7 million visitors per month, has just launched a dedicated Creative Commons space to inform the developing CC Arab community with articles, news and updates about CC activities in the region. While a large commons culture is still developing in the…