We’ve submitted a proposal to get the Creative Commons logo, license, and public domain icons into Unicode (more specifically, the Universal Coded Character Set or UCS).
In keeping with this year’s Open Access theme “Open in Action,” Creative Commons and Authors Alliance are pleased to announce a new tool that empowers authors to learn about whether and when they can terminate licensing arrangements they have made with publishers that prevent them from sharing their works openly.
Since 2014, CC has published an annual State of the Commons report that tracks the growth of CC-licensed content on the web. Last year, we reported a milestone of 1 billion CC-licensed works in the commons. This year, we are shifting our reporting focus to align with our new strategy. Quantitatively, we will still report … Read More “2016 State of the Commons: Call for submissions”
Next weekend, 30 participants from 15 different countries will meet for a regional meeting in Lisbon, Portugal. In this packed weekend, we will work on a variety of subjects such as Copyright Reform during a School of Rocking Copyright session, OER and Open Science, CC Business models, Tech and Infrastructure, and we’ll also kick … Read More “Announcing the CC Europe meeting!”
Are you a seasoned, professional US-based photographer with experience photographing in school settings? Do you use CC or CC0 licensing? Tweet us your portfolio or send it along to email@example.com. We’re looking to build a list of photographers for our community to contact for projects, beginning with this specific ask. Please stay tuned for more announcements! … Read More “Call for photographers! (US based)”
One of the projects I knew I wanted to take on when I joined Creative Commons as CEO was a major website redesign. The CC site has always been a valuable source of information about our mission, our community, and the legal tools we offer. While there’s a lot of new things happening at CC, … Read More “A long-awaited new look for our website”