Creative Commons at WIPO for the 9th meeting of the Committee on Development and IP

Recently, Andrés Guadamuz from CC Costa Rica was in Geneva at the 9th session of the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) at WIPO. Andrés has represented Creative Commons over the past few years at WIPO. CDIP was established in 2008 and deals with intellectual property issues relevant to developing nations. CC gained permanent … Read More “Creative Commons at WIPO for the 9th meeting of the Committee on Development and IP”

Guide to Finding Interesting Public Domain Works Online by the Open Knowledge Foundation

The Open Knowledge Foundation has published a nifty guide on the basics of Finding Interesting Public Domain Works Online. You can skim the guide in well under ten minutes, and it includes useful links and accompanying descriptions to online collections where PD works can be found, including Europeana, the Internet Archive, and Project Gutenberg. It … Read More “Guide to Finding Interesting Public Domain Works Online by the Open Knowledge Foundation”

Safecast: Global sensor network collects and shares radiation data via CC0

INTERPOLATION MAP / Lionel Bergeret, Safecast / CC BY-NC One week after the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Diachi plant in March, the Safecast project was born to respond to the information needs of Japanese citizens regarding radiation levels in their environment. Safecast, then known as RDTN.org, started a campaign on Kickstarter “to provide an … Read More “Safecast: Global sensor network collects and shares radiation data via CC0”