Big win for CC in Italy

Last year, Festival delle Resistenze 2016 in Trentino-Alto Adige misused a photo of the journalist Niccolò Rampini that had been uploaded to Wikimedia Commons under a CC-by-SA-4.0 license by a professional photographer named Federico Caranti.

Internet Brands and Wikimedia: BY-SA Withstands Scrutiny

Yelabuga Medieval Tower / Ерней / Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons Every day, millions of people rely on CC licenses for all manner of sharing, from merely redistributing recordings or using images found on Flickr in presentations, to leveraging massive collaborative works developed on wikis in educational settings. All of this normally happens very quietly … Read More “Internet Brands and Wikimedia: BY-SA Withstands Scrutiny”

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license enforced in Germany

The Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license (BY-SA) has been enforced by a judicial injunction in Germany. Legal analysis will be added to our case law database in the coming days. Till Jaeger reported the case (in German; English machine translation) at ifrOSS (Institut für Rechtsfragen der Freien und Open Source Software), where one may … Read More “Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license enforced in Germany”

Back to School: Legal Challenges for Teachers (Sharing Patient Health Data)

As students around the world return to school, ccLearn blogs about the evolving education landscape, ongoing projects to improve educational resources, education technology, and the future of education. Browse the “Back to School” tag for more posts in this series. For this post in my Legal Challenges for Teachers series, I will focus on challenges … Read More “Back to School: Legal Challenges for Teachers (Sharing Patient Health Data)”

Back to School: Legal Challenges for Teachers (Understanding Copyright Exceptions)

As students around the world return to school, ccLearn blogs about the evolving education landscape, ongoing projects to improve educational resources, education technology, and the future of education. Browse the “Back to School” tag for more posts in this series. As part of our ongoing blogging for “Back to School” week here in the United … Read More “Back to School: Legal Challenges for Teachers (Understanding Copyright Exceptions)”