This is part of a series of posts introducing the projects built by open source contributors mentored by Creative Commons during?Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2019. Ari Madian?was one of those contributors and we are grateful for his work on this project. The Creative Commons (CC) License Chooser was made nearly 15 years ago and … Read More “Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Updated Creative Commons License Chooser”
This is part of a series of posts introducing the projects built by open source contributors mentored by Creative Commons during Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2019. Mayank Nader was one of those contributors and we are grateful for his work on this project. Creative Commons (CC) is working towards providing easy access to CC-licensed … Read More “Introducing the CC Search Browser Extension”
Creative Commons is doubly excited to announce the publication of two official Chinese language translations of version 4.0 of our license suite: Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese. These translations will enable approximately 1.2 billion persons (more than 15% of the world’s population) to understand our licenses in their first language. We could not be more … Read More “Our 4.0 License Suite Is Now Available in Simplified and Traditional Chinese”
In 2017, CC published Made with Creative Commons, a book examining 24 different business models built around CC licenses and CC-licensed content. Financially supported by more than 1600 backers on Kickstarter, the project itself is an example of how openly licensed work can be funded and how CC-licensed content can evolve over time.? After publishing … Read More “Thank You for Translating “Made with Creative Commons””
This is part of a series of posts introducing the projects built by open source contributors mentored by Creative Commons during Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2019. Ahmad Bilal was one of those contributors and we are grateful for his work on this project. WordPress is one of the top platforms for creators on the … Read More “Introducing the Updated Creative Commons WordPress Plugin”
Crafting and maintaining a consistent style is essential to establishing and promoting an organization’s brand.? As with any organization, Creative Commons’ (CC) brand should help CC build trust with its stakeholders and the broader open movement, as well as maintain and grow CC’s reputation, legitimacy, and leadership in the Global Commons. With that in mind, … Read More “We Created a CC Style Guide; It’s Yours to Remix”
Joining us at the Creative Commons Global Summit in 2018, NYU professor and legal scholar Jane Anderson presented the collaborative project “Local Contexts,” “an initiative to support Native, First Nations, Aboriginal, Inuit, Metis and Indigenous communities in the management of their intellectual property and cultural heritage specifically within the digital environment.”
Melody Kramer is a news and public media expert with a special gift for uplifting open knowledge and demonstrating the power of the Commons.
We launched our new CC Search tool in February with an amazing release from the Met Museum. Since then, over a million people have visited the site, searching for a wide variety of terms – many of which are related to the Met’s collection.
Jessamyn West is a famous librarian, a former Metafilter admin, and a Vermont information technologist with a passion for open knowledge.