Wikimedia Foundation board approves license migration

The Wikimedia Foundation board has approved the licensing changes voted on by the community of Wikipedia and its sister sites. The accompanying press release includes this quote from Creative Commons founder Lawrence Lessig: “Richard Stallman’s commitment to the cause of free culture has been an inspiration to us all. Assuring the interoperability of free culture … Read More “Wikimedia Foundation board approves license migration”

Bloomsbury Academic to Release "Science, Ethics and Innovation" Series for Free Under CC Licenses

Bloomsbury Academic, the recently-launched academic publishing imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, just announced their first series publication, Science, Ethics and Innovation. The series will be edited by Nobel Laureate Sir John Sulston and professor John Harris. The series will be released online as free, CC-licensed downloads with hard copies available for sale. More from The Guardian: … Read More “Bloomsbury Academic to Release "Science, Ethics and Innovation" Series for Free Under CC Licenses”

Lessig's REMIX Released Under CC License; Remix Contest Launched By Bloomsbury Academic

Lawrence Lessig‘s latest book Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy is getting the CC treatment from Bloomsbury Academic (CC coverage here and here). Starting today, the entire book is available for free download under a CC BY-NC license from Bloomsbury Academic’s website. We are incredibly excited that a text devoted to … Read More “Lessig's REMIX Released Under CC License; Remix Contest Launched By Bloomsbury Academic”

Harvard panel (12/12/08) video now online

As many of you may remember, last December CC paired up with Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society to host a panel discussion entitled, “The Commons: Celebrating accomplishments, discerning futures.” Panelists included James Boyle, The Public Domain; Lawrence Lessig, Remix; Joi Ito, Free Souls; and Molly S. Van Houweling, Creative Commons’ first Executive Director. … Read More “Harvard panel (12/12/08) video now online”