Libre Planet and Libre Graphics

This coming weekend (March 21-22) in Cambridge, Massachusetts the Free Software Foundation is holding its annual meeting, dubbed the Libre Planet Conference. Many of CC’s best friends and supporters will be there, as will CC staff Asheesh Laroia and I. If you aren’t familiar with the significance of the free software movement to free culture, … Read More “Libre Planet and Libre Graphics”

Report from Creative Commons’ December 2008 board meeting online

CC CEO Joi Ito notes that we’ve just posted a summary of CC’s December 2008 board meeting: Highlights included the CC Network, progress with the Free Software Foundation with respect to CC and the GFDL, CC0, integration with additional tools such as Picasa, the “Defining Noncommercial” study, partnership with the Eurasian Foundation, the fall fund-raising … Read More “Report from Creative Commons’ December 2008 board meeting online”

Report from Creative Commons’ December 2008 board meeting online

CC CEO Joi Ito notes that we’ve just posted a summary of CC’s December 2008 board meeting: Highlights included the CC Network, progress with the Free Software Foundation with respect to CC and the GFDL, CC0, integration with additional tools such as Picasa, the “Defining Noncommercial” study, partnership with the Eurasian Foundation, the fall fund-raising … Read More “Report from Creative Commons’ December 2008 board meeting online”

Wikipedia licensing Q&A posted

Erik Möller of the Wikimedia Foundation announced a questions and answers document concerning the possible licensing update for Wikimedia Foundation projects to CC BY-SA. On “What will happen next?” We will present a proposal for dual-licensing all Wikimedia projects currently using the GFDL, by January 15, 2009. It will be published on the foundation-l mailing … Read More “Wikipedia licensing Q&A posted”

CCi and Wikimedia Germany in closer collaboration, shared office space

Creative Commons International (CCi) is moving! Leaving our office in Berlin-Mitte, we’ll be moving to Berlin-Schöneberg to share workspace with Wikimedia Germany. Our move builds upon existing collaborations with local Wikimedia projects and the hope of continued support and unified efforts. To date, CCi has teamed up with Wikimedia Serbia, one of the institutional hosts … Read More “CCi and Wikimedia Germany in closer collaboration, shared office space”