Hatsune Miku Joins the CC Community

“Hatsune Miku has inspired thousands of people to create their own musical recordings and remixes. It’s fitting that she’d become CC-licensed, joining forces with a movement that lives to make sharing and remixing easier. I’m thrilled to welcome to welcome Hatsune to the ranks of CC-licensed works.”–Catherine Casserly, Creative Commons CEO “Crypton’s Hatsune Miku is … Read More “Hatsune Miku Joins the CC Community”

CC10: Day 8

@ivanlanin Wow. There are not one, but four five CC10 mixes of Creative Commons–licensed music! Dublab #cc10 mix (for the San Francisco party) pEtEr Withoutfield – Creative Commons Mixtape (for the Berlin party) #cc10 Europe mixtape #cc10 mix by Jamendo staff #cc10 mix by Bad Panda Records That’s enough CC music to get you well … Read More “CC10: Day 8”

#cc10 Featured Platform: Jamendo

Pierre Gérard / Joi Ito / CC BY Throughout CC’s tenth anniversary celebrations, we’re highlighting various media platforms with CC implementation. For today, we spoke with Jamendo cofounder and managing director Pierre Gérard. If you’re not familiar with Jamendo, it’s a community of musicians and tool for discovering new music. Unlike most other CC-enabled platforms, … Read More “#cc10 Featured Platform: Jamendo”

European CC Affiliates Celebrate #cc10 with a Mixtape of Inspiring CC-Licensed Music

Guest blog post by Teresa Nobre, Legal Project Lead at Creative Commons Portugal One of the opportunities for Creative Commons to continue its rapid evolution is more collaboration between the various affiliates. In September, representatives of CC’s affiliates in 17 different European countries attended a regional meeting and discussed, among other things, Creative Commons’ 10th … Read More “European CC Affiliates Celebrate #cc10 with a Mixtape of Inspiring CC-Licensed Music”

CC10: Day 7

CC Happy Birthday CC10 / @saidRmdhani On day 7 of our CC10 celebrations we have an exciting announcement: the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) has announced a 3.5 million dollar grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a new program to help adult English language learners improve their language … Read More “CC10: Day 7”

CC10: Day 6

CC hearts cake / David Kindler / CC BY Today, an exciting announcement. In honor of CC’s tenth birthday, our friends at Free Music Archive are launching a competition to find a new birthday song – one that can be shared and sung without paying a cent. Read about the contest and start working on … Read More “CC10: Day 6”