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An Update on the (Revised) CC Global Summit


This week is bittersweet. Bitter because instead of welcoming you to the CC Global Summit in Lisbon, I’m at my home in Toronto wishing we were together. Sweet because we have been given the opportunity to revise the CC Global Summit—to turn this annual, in-person gathering into something uniquely digital that will, hopefully, address the…

The Public Domain is Alive and Well (for Now)

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Public Domain Day Celebration Cover Art

Public domain advocates celebrated on January 1 because, for the second year in a row, published works newly entered the public domain in the United States due to copyright expiration. To mark the occasion, Creative Commons (CC) collaborated with the Internet Archive, the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, Creative Commons USA, the Institute…

CC Global Summit: Call for Proposals and Scholarship Applications

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Global Summit 2020 Design by Victoria Heath; Image by Sebastiaan ter Bur, CC BY

We’re excited to announce that the Call for Proposals and Scholarship Applications for the 2020 CC Global Summit is now open!  The 2020 CC Global Summit, held May 14-16 in Lisbon, Portugal, gathers those in the open community under the umbrella of learning, sharing, and creating; united by a passion for growing a vibrant, usable commons…

CC Summit registration is now open!


Great news! We’re excited to announce that registration for the 2019 Creative Commons Global Summit is now open. The Creative Commons Global Summit will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, 9-11 May 2019. Join us for three days of dynamic programming at Museu do Oriente, with a special keynote evening event held at the historic Cineteatro Capitolio. We’ve grown…

#FreeBassel Day 2015: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at EFF


Bassel / Joi Ito / CC BY Bassel Khartabil (also known as Bassel Safadi) is a computer engineer who, through his innovations in social media, digital education, and open-source web software, played a huge role in opening the Internet in Syria and bringing online access and knowledge to the Syrian people. Many people reading this blog…

CC Science's Indian November


We are in New Delhi and Mumbai for a number of presentations, workshops and meetings. Please come say hello if you are at these events or in the area. SciDataCon2014 in New Delhi The International Conference on Data Sharing and Integration for Global Sustainability (SciDataCon) is motivated by the conviction that the most research challenges…

#cc10 Is Coming


Creative Commons is turning 10 this year! We’ll be hosting parties around the world and sharing party favors online for a ten-day celebration, December 7 to 16. To see a listing of the parties we have planned, visit the #cc10 wiki page. There are more in the works, so stay tuned. Do you want to…

The Arab CC Community Celebrates with CC Iftars


Last week, Muslims all over the world celebrated Eid al-fitr, a festivity which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, dedicated to fasting and praying. Since 2010, Arab world–based Creative Commons communities have celebrated Ramadan by organizing “Creative Commons Iftars” (CC Iftar) across the region. CC Iftar Doha / CC Qatar / CC…

A new CC team for Argentina


Argentina Flag / quimpg / CC BY It’s taken us a few months, but we would like to introduce some new members of the CC family – our new CC Argentina affiliate team. The new Argentinian team (see their website here and their CC wikipage here), came on board late last year and is headed…