COMMUNIA's response to the proposed amendments to PSI Directive

This post is an adaptation from the COMMUNIA International Association blog and is cross-posted at the Open Knowledge Foundation website. Creative Commons and the Open Knowledge Foundation are institutional members of COMMUNIA. The mission of COMMUNIA is to educate about, advocate for, offer expertise and research about the public domain in the digital age within … Read More “COMMUNIA's response to the proposed amendments to PSI Directive”

CC in Torino, June 26-30

Photo by Chensiyuan / CC BY-SA Two fantastic Creative Commons and related events happening in Turin, Italy late this month, with registration deadlines fast approaching. June 26 is a one day CC Technology Summit. This is the place to be for learning how CC and others are using the Semantic Web to support open and … Read More “CC in Torino, June 26-30”

Registries and the public domain at the 3rd COMMUNIA Workshop

Monday the 3rd COMMUNIA Workshop on Marking the Public Domain: Relinquishment and Certification included a panel on marking and tagging public domain works, featuring presentations by Safe Creative‘s Mario Pena (Safe Creative’s approach to registering public domain works), Patrick Peiffer of the Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg (and CC Luxembourg), Jonathan Gray (OKF), and me (certifying … Read More “Registries and the public domain at the 3rd COMMUNIA Workshop”

Late October in Amsterdam, Stockholm, and Gothenburg

Three excellent commons themed events will occur in northern Europe October 20-26 with no days between them! Each has a significantly different focus. All are highly recommended and will feature participants, speakers, and organizers from Creative Commons’ network throughout Europe and the U.S. First comes the 3rd COMMUNIA Workshop, October 20-21 in Amsterdam. A workshop, … Read More “Late October in Amsterdam, Stockholm, and Gothenburg”