Registries and the public domain at the 3rd COMMUNIA Workshop

Monday the 3rd COMMUNIA Workshop on Marking the Public Domain: Relinquishment and Certification included a panel on marking and tagging public domain works, featuring presentations by Safe Creative‘s Mario Pena (Safe Creative’s approach to registering public domain works), Patrick Peiffer of the Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg (and CC Luxembourg), Jonathan Gray (OKF), and me (certifying … Read More “Registries and the public domain at the 3rd COMMUNIA Workshop”

Latam Commons 2008

Santiago, Chile: ccLearn is hosting a three day conference on “open licensing, open technologies, and the future of education in Latin America” from November 19th to the 21st. The conference is split up into three meetings over the three days.  Nov 19 is for Creative Commons International, where CC affiliates will meet to discuss the … Read More “Latam Commons 2008”

CCO Beta/Discussion Draft 3

We are pleased to release for public comment the next beta draft of CC0 Waiver, which comes several months after the last draft of CC0 was published in April.  You can view the beta draft 3 at ccLabs. While this draft is being released later than planned (more on that, below), we are very excited … Read More “CCO Beta/Discussion Draft 3”

Digital Copyright Slider

Thanks to The Wired Campus, I stumbled across this nifty digital copyright tool developed by the American Library Association’s Copyright Advisory Network (in the Office for Information Technology Policy). The ALA Copyright Advisory Network is dedicated to educating librarians and others on copyright, something that is no simple matter, since, “with copyright, there are no … Read More “Digital Copyright Slider”