Australian Broadcasting Corporation releases archival news footage under Creative Commons

ABC Mobile Studio Caravan provided by Australian Broadcasting Corporation / CC BY-SA This is one for all those interested in the use of CC licences by archives, broadcasters or news organisations. CC Australia has just announced that the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australia’s largest public broadcaster and news service, has used Wikimedia Commons to release a … Read More “Australian Broadcasting Corporation releases archival news footage under Creative Commons”

Australian public broadcaster releases first material under CC

From CC Australia: A couple of days ago the [Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s] excellent collaborative media site, Pool, posted a recording of genetics professor Steve Jones talking about Darwin’s life and work under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial licence. As far as we’re aware, this is the very first time material from the ABC archives has been … Read More “Australian public broadcaster releases first material under CC”

Global CC Birthday Parties

The globe lit up last week to celebrate the birthday of a community and organization now in its sixth year. Creative Commons, as demonstrated by these events, is about more than just free legal tools — it’s a powerful idea that has spread the world over. In Chennai the CC Birthday Party merged with the … Read More “Global CC Birthday Parties”