We are so happy to announce our official translation of 4.0 into Swedish. Now all Swedish speakers can benefit from the 4.0 licenses in their own language.
Congratulations to CC Norway on the Norwegian translation of 4.0! This is the second published official translation of the license suite. The translation effort was led by longtime CC affiliate and noted internet scholar Gisle Hannemyr, of the University of Oslo. We are particularly grateful to this early team for working with us as we … Read More “Norwegian translation of 4.0 published”
We are thrilled to announce our first official translation of 4.0, into Finnish. Congratulations to the CC Finland team, who have done an outstanding job. The translation team consisted of Maria Rehbinder of Aalto University, legal counsel and license translation coordinator of CC Finland; Martin von Willebrand, Attorney-at-Law and Partner, HH Partners, Attorneys-at-law Ltd: for … Read More “Finnish translation of 4.0 published”
CC0 now has an official translation into French. This is the second translation of CC0, and also only the second official translation of any CC legal tool (following CC0 in Dutch, published earlier this year). There are many people who deserve congratulations on this accomplishment. This is often the case for translation projects, but it … Read More “CC0 official translation into French published”
The first official translation of CC0, into Dutch, is now published! Congratulations to CC Netherlands and CC Belgium, who collaborated on the work. This is not just the first CC0 translation—it is the first official translation of any international CC legal tool. Under CC’s new legal code translation policy, translation teams work closely with CC … Read More “First CC0 official translation in Dutch”
Legal experts working with Creative Commons have crafted license suites adapted to the languages and laws of over 50 jurisdictions. These localized legal tools have seen major adoption, from governments at all levels to galleries, libraries, museums, and archives, as well as innumerable artists, scientists, and educators. Over the last few weeks, we are pleased … Read More “License Localization and Community Building”
One of the questions people often ask about Open Educational Resources is “do they really increase efficiency?” Creative Commons has worked with many OER innovators, and their stories indicate that it does. We thought it would be useful to gather pointers to some of these examples. Please read on, and leave a comment with other … Read More “Do Open Educational Resources Increase Efficiency?”