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#happybdaybassel

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On May 22nd, more than four years after his detention and six months after his disappearance, Bassel Khartabil (Arabic: باسل خرطبيل‎) will turn 35 years old. Bassel’s imprisonment by the Assad regime is a brutal human rights violation and the continued lack of answers about his fate is a hindrance to the fight for free…

OER Commons

Open Education

OER Commons provides open educational resources for teaching and learning that are freely available on-line for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner. OER Commons uses Web 2.0 features such as tags, ratings, comments, reviews, and social networking in order to create an on-line experience that engages educators in sharing their…

CC Labs

Open Science

CC Labs is where we demo our new technology projects. Our current innovations are a “Freedoms” license generator, a simplified DHTML licensing engine, and experimental metadata.

CC Joins OpenCourseWare Consortium

Open Education

Creative Commons recently joined the OpenCourseWare Consortium as an Affiliate Organization. The Consortium is a collaboration of more than 100 higher education institutions and associated organizations who are commited to creating a broad and deep body of open educational content. For more information, visit the Consortium’s site.

Christopher Willits Remix Contest

Open Culture

Creative Commons, XLR8R magazine, and Ghostly International are hosting the Christopher Willits “Colors Shifting” Remix Contest on ccMixter. The winning remix will be featured on an XLR8R Incite CD compilation, which will be included with a future issue of XLR8R magazine. The contest ends on December 27, 2006 — visit the contest site for more…

Revver & CC’s Viral Video Fundraising Campaign

Open Culture

We’ve launched a new fundraising model and are raising money through online video sharing. We’ve uploaded several short videos to Revver, a video-sharing platform that uses Creative Commons licenses to help creators make money from their work. So, watch our videos (including our latest clip — “Wanna Work Together?”), check out the ads at the…

CC Swag Photo Contest on Flickr

Open Culture

Use your photographic skills to show your support for Creative Commons! Take a cool, creative picture of your favorite CC swag (t-shirts, buttons, stickers, etc. — all available from the Support the Commons store) and upload it to your Flickr account. Two winners will have their photos used on Creative Commons’ informational postcards, which will…