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Communia publishes position papers to untangle lackluster EU copyright proposal

In September 2016 the European Commission released its proposed changes to copyright in the EU. Unfortunately, the proposal fails to deliver on the promise for a modern copyright law in Europe. Creative Commons is a founding member of  the Communia Association, which has been hard at work advocating for positive changes to the Commission’s plan. … Read More “Communia publishes position papers to untangle lackluster EU copyright proposal”

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”