Happy Public Domain Day

Each year on January 1st, copyright protection expires for millions of creative works, allowing those works to be used by anyone without restriction or need for permission. On this Public Domain Day, we celebrate the rich creative works that have risen into the public domain, and mourn the massive number of works that could have … Read More “Happy Public Domain Day”

Public Domain Day 2010 and Beyond

Creative Commons has been celebrating Public Domain Day – January 1st – for several years, alongside many others who are similarly passionate about the value of the public domain and the need to prevent its demise. Each year on this day, copyright protection expires for millions of creative works, allowing those works to be used, repurposed … Read More “Public Domain Day 2010 and Beyond”

Public Domain Day 2009

Recent link offerings in celebration of Public Domain Day, which is January 1… Creative Commons Switzerland informs us of a Public Domain Day jam session/brunch in Zurich: Short English Summary: We will celebrate the public domain day on January 1 in Zurich. We will read, perform, transform works from authors whose work are in the … Read More “Public Domain Day 2009”