Open Definition 2.0 released

Today Open Knowledge and the Open Definition Advisory Council announced the release of version 2.0 of the Open Definition. The Definition “sets out principles that define openness in relation to data and content,” and is the baseline from which various public licenses are measured. Any content released under an Open Definition-conformant license means that anyone … Read More “Open Definition 2.0 released”

Creative Commons 4.0 BY and BY-SA licenses approved conformant with the Open Definition

In November we released version 4.0 of the Creative Commons license suite, and today the Open Definition Advisory Council approved the CC 4.0 Attribution (BY) and Attribution-ShareAlike (BY-SA) International licenses as conformant with the Open Definition. The Open Definition sets out principles that define “openness” in relation to data and content…It can be summed up … Read More “Creative Commons 4.0 BY and BY-SA licenses approved conformant with the Open Definition”