Brooklyn Museum

Regarding openness and sharing, the Brooklyn Museum is an exemplary institution. They are major contributors to The Commons on Flickr, license their online image collection under a CC Attribution-NonCommerical license license, provide API access to this collection, and recently ran a CC-licensed remix contest with Blondie‘s Chris Stein. Needless to say, we were eager to … Read More “Brooklyn Museum”

Copyfraud and CC ignorance

Yesterday the Register posted an article by Charles Eicher on the topic of copyfraud — asserting copyright where it doesn’t exist, or asserting more restrictions than copyright grants. A very important topic — true copyfraud diminishes the commons, either in the sense of propertizing the public domain, or effectively reducing the scope of uses not … Read More “Copyfraud and CC ignorance”

Adam Curry wins again!

This post is written and translated by Paul Keller of CC Netherlands, first posted in Dutch on the CC Netherlands blog earlier today. Regarding one of the quotes below, to be clear, note CC licenses do not override fair use. … Adam Curry wins again! by Paul Keller In 2006 Adam Curry initiated and won … Read More “Adam Curry wins again!”

We Have Band: "You Came Out" Video Stills Released Under CC-License

We_Have_Band 1709, we_have_band | CC BY-SA We Have Band, and electro-pop act from London, recently released a great new video for their single You Came Out in collaboration with creative agency Wieden + Kennedy. The video is stop frame animated and composed of 4,816 still images, all of which are CC BY-SA licensed and available … Read More “We Have Band: "You Came Out" Video Stills Released Under CC-License”