One Last Commoner Letter – from Lawrence Lessig, CC's Founder

Though our 2009 Commoner Letter series has officially come to an end, we are pleased to announce one final letter, this time from our Founder and Board Member Lawrence Lessig. Professor Lessig needs little introduction, so I’ll leave it to him tell you in his own words why supporting the mission of Creative Commons is … Read More “One Last Commoner Letter – from Lawrence Lessig, CC's Founder”

Commoner Letter #6: Stephen Friend of Sage Bionetworks

Stephen Friend is the President, CEO, and co-founder of Sage Bionetworks. He was previously a Senior Vice President at Merck & Co., Inc. where he led Merck‚Äôs Basic Cancer Research efforts. Stephen is a committed advocate of Science Commons, the wing of Creative Commons dedicated to making the Web work for science. Stephen’s innovative work … Read More “Commoner Letter #6: Stephen Friend of Sage Bionetworks”

Commoner Letter #5: Indaba Music's Daniel Zaccagnino and Matthew Siegel

Indaba Music, an international community of musicians, music professionals, and fans exploring the creative possibilities of making music with people in different places, has been up to some pretty impressive stuff since being founded just a few years ago. We’re honored to have Daniel Zaccagnino and Matthew Siegel, the company’s co-Founders, write the fifth letter … Read More “Commoner Letter #5: Indaba Music's Daniel Zaccagnino and Matthew Siegel”

Commoner Letter #4: Molly Kleinman of the University of Michigan

Molly Kleinman is a long-time friend of CC and has been doing incredible work for all things copyright over at the University of Michigan as Special Assistant to the Dean of Libraries. From Espresso Book Machines to a CC-friendly Scholarly Publishing Office, we continue to be inspired by the University of Michigan’s innovative approach to … Read More “Commoner Letter #4: Molly Kleinman of the University of Michigan”