Coca-Cola Using CC on Facebook

It recently came to our attention that Coca-Cola relaunched their Facebook Page (apparently one of the largest pages on the social network, with over 3.6 million fans), and included a policy that content shared by fans be available under our Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license. The specific CC license badge appears in the sidebar on the Coke wall, … Read More “Coca-Cola Using CC on Facebook”

An Evaluation of Private Foundation Copyright Licensing Policies, Practices and Opportunities

CC is pleased to announce that the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, in collaboration with the Hewlett Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Open Society Institute, has recently published a new study entitled, An Evaluation of Private Foundation Copyright Licensing Policies, Practices and Opportunities, by Philllip Malone. From the announcement, “This project… undertook to … Read More “An Evaluation of Private Foundation Copyright Licensing Policies, Practices and Opportunities”

Anne Wojcicki and Sergey Brin Support CC with $500,000 Gift

Creative Commons is honored to have received an incredibly generous gift of $500,000 from 23andMe co-founder Anne Wojcicki and Google co-founder Sergey Brin. We are delighted that the couple recognizes the importance of Creative Commons and has decided to invest in our work to support sharing, collaboration, and the spread of knowledge and creativity. This … Read More “Anne Wojcicki and Sergey Brin Support CC with $500,000 Gift”

Wiki* milestones and mania

Photo by Bernard Gagnon / CC BY-SA ReadWriteWeb* writes that English Wikipedia just passed the 3 million article mark. While this is a great accomplishment that will surely be widely reported, RWW correctly highlights that “Wikipedia” is much more than the English site: The family of sites as a whole has more than 13 million … Read More “Wiki* milestones and mania”