“CC and its licenses are part of the infrastructure that powers the web we know and love. But building the licenses is just the first step; the next step is to use those licenses as a tool for change. All of us can work together to demonstrate the value of sharing to individuals, governments, policy-makers, institutions, and corporations, and to build a future in which everyone is more free to participate in society.”
Read CC board chair Paul Brest’s letter from our annual report.
In his address on open government at the United Nations, US President Barack Obama underscored the importance of open educational resources.
OpenMedia.ca’s Our Digital Future lays out a set of common-sense recommendations for restructuring copyright law in a way that benefits everyone.
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The School of Open is taking off all over Africa. Find out what’s next and how to get involved.
- Creative Commons is proud to be named a Knight Prototype Fund recipient. We have exciting plans.
- Find out why CC policies are great news for education in New Zealand.
- ccMixter launches its first-ever crowdfunding campaign.
- What happens when open data professionals from 30 countries gather in Mexico City.
- A new California law will open the door to more public access to taxpayer-funded research.
- Being a distributed team lets us spend more time interacting with the people who use Creative Commons tools and share our mission. Creative Commons goes (even more) virtual.