CC is Awesome!

‘Awesome’ by Sam Howzit, CC BY 2.0 on Flickr One of the greatest strengths of the Creative Commons organization is the dedicated volunteers worldwide who help build openly licensed projects and educate the public about CC in their local communities and internationally. A few months ago, we provided mini grants to these communities through The … Read More "CC is Awesome!" The post CC is Awesome! appeared first on Creative Commons.

Posted by on 21 July 2016 | 5:55 pm

Creative Commons and Museu da Imigração: notes on a Brazilian experience

I had the privilege of participating in the second Institute for Open Leadership (IOL), held in Cape Town and hosted by Creative Commons and the Open Policy Network. The institute was attended by people from various places around the world, all with incredible projects. For the last nine years I’ve been active in the area of … Read More "Creative Commons and Museu da Imigração: notes on a Brazilian experience" The post Creative Commons and Museu da Imigração: notes on a Brazilian experience appeared first on Creative Commons.

Posted by on 19 July 2016 | 7:12 pm

“Let’s do this together”: an interview with Letters for Black Lives

"We need to talk," begins the first letter from the organizers of "Letters for Black Lives," a new writing project aimed at opening up intercultural and inter-generational dialogue about the Black Lives Matter movement. The post “Let’s do this together”: an interview with Letters for Black Lives appeared first on Creative Commons.

Posted by on 15 July 2016 | 12:34 pm

Meeting debrief and next steps: The Challenge of Attribution, or “View Source,” in 3D Printing

In April, we posed a question to our community, "How should we attribute 3D printed objects?" and announced our intent to explore the challenge as it aligned with our new strategy, focusing on discovery and collaboration. The post Meeting debrief and next steps: The Challenge of Attribution, or “View Source,” in 3D Printing appeared first on Creative Commons.

Posted by on 15 July 2016 | 9:56 am

Big win for CC in Italy

Last year, Festival delle Resistenze 2016 in Trentino-Alto Adige misused a photo of the journalist Niccolò Rampini that had been uploaded to Wikimedia Commons under a CC-by-SA-4.0 license by a professional photographer named Federico Caranti. The post Big win for CC in Italy appeared first on Creative Commons.

Posted by on 13 July 2016 | 3:40 pm

“It’s music for the people”: Monk Turner on defying genre and the open community

Monk Turner is a concept musician who has benefitted greatly from his collaborative, collective approach to music making and performance. The post “It’s music for the people”: Monk Turner on defying genre and the open community appeared first on Creative Commons.

Posted by on 13 July 2016 | 10:16 am

النسخة النهائية من الترجمة العربية لرخص المشاع الابداعي متاحة للمشاورة العامة الآن CC4.0

استطاعت منظمة المشاع الابداعي من خلال العمل مع المؤسسات غير الحكومية، الجامعات، الهيئات العامة، و المؤسسات التابعة وأصدقاء المشاع الابداعي في العالم العربي ترك اثر كبير على المجال العام كماً و نوعاً في مختلف القطاعات من التعليم والبحث حتى مجالات الإرث الثقافي, البيانات, التصميم, و المعدات التقنية  كانت السنتين الماضيتين مفعمة بالنشاط و الحيوية خصوصا … Read More "النسخة النهائية من الترجمة العربية لرخص المشاع الابداعي متاحة للمشاورة العامة الآن CC4.0" The post النسخة النهائية من الترجمة العربية لرخص المشاع الابداعي متاحة للمشاورة العامة الآن CC4.0 appeared first on Creative Commons.

Posted by on 12 July 2016 | 12:16 pm

CC 4.0 Arabic Translation Draft Open for Public Consultation

Working alongside non-governmental institutions, universities, and public agencies, Creative Commons affiliates and community in the Arab World have been impacting the growth and quality of the commons across all sectors... The post CC 4.0 Arabic Translation Draft Open for Public Consultation appeared first on Creative Commons.

Posted by on 12 July 2016 | 12:07 pm

ICYMI: a June #OER roundup

  June was a big month for OER in the United States, so here’s a quick roundup of some highlights, including a new open copyright policy from Hillary Clinton’s campaign, the launch packet for districts incorporating open educational resources into their curriculum, and new funding for OER degrees in California! US Department of Education: #GoOpen Launch … Read More "ICYMI: a June #OER roundup" The post ICYMI: a June #OER roundup appeared first on Creative Commons.

Posted by on 5 July 2016 | 4:21 pm

Supporting Open Collaboration to Achieve Cancer Cures

Photo: Cancer Immunotherapy by National Institutes of Health, CC BY 2.0 Under the direction of Vice President Joe Biden, the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative seeks to make ten years of progress on cancer research in half that time, with a goal to end cancer in our lifetime. Today, Creative Commons will participate in Biden’s Cancer … Read More "Supporting Open Collaboration to Achieve Cancer Cures" The post Supporting Open Collaboration to Achieve Cancer Cures appeared first on Creative Commons.

Posted by on 29 June 2016 | 8:21 am