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What’s New in the Noosphere?

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Human eye "Eyes" by Demietrich Baker is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The term “global commons” usually brings to mind the biosphere’s natural resources that everyone shares and benefits from, like water or air. But the global commons is also home to what’s called the noosphere—all the resources and artifacts created by human reason and scientific thought, such as music, art, language, and research. Creative Commons has…

Free Music Archive launches 2015 fundraising drive


The Free Music Archive, a long-running Creative Commons music platform, is running its first-ever fundraising drive. It will run from mid-November until mid-December 2015, and is offering donors shirts and stickers at various pledge levels. The Free Music Archive has existed for many years and has provided millions of users with curated, ‘some rights reserved’…

Your CC donation will be matched now through Dec 25


Exciting news! The Brin-Wojcicki Foundation is offering Creative Commons a big boost as 2011 wraps up. The Foundation has generously offered to match dollar-for-dollar all donations up to $100,000 now through December 25th. If you needed another reason to show your support for Creative Commons, take The Brin-Wojcicki challenge and help CC claim the full…

Donate $50. Get a t-shirt.


At your right is our t-shirt model, Timothy Vollmer, also CC’s Policy Coordinator. He is sporting the limited edition run of the teal “I Love to Share” t-shirt. Do you have one? If you do, join our Flickr pool and show us you love to share. If you don’t, you can give to Creative Commons…

CC News: Our Annual Campaign & CC License Version 4.0

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Stay up to date with CC news by subscribing to our weblog and following us on Twitter. You Are the Power of Open: 2011 Creative Commons Annual Campaign Last week we launched our Annual Campaign. Please join us in powering the future of openness! In addition to fueling the activities below, Creative Commons relies on…

A personal appeal from CC CEO Cathy Casserly


Cathy Casserly by Shanti Duprez / CC BY Dear CC Community, The world is experiencing an explosion of openness. From artists inviting creative collaboration to governments around the world requiring publicly funded works be available to everyone, the spirit and practice of sharing is gaining momentum and producing results. By supporting Creative Commons, you are…

Announcing $10k matching giving challenge from Tucows!


We just received the exciting news that Tucows, a company that started offering free downloads of shareware and freeware on the Internet in 1993, will take part in a matching challenge of up to $10,000. This means that whatever you donate right now will automatically be doubled. We need your help to meet their challenge…