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Stop the inclusion of proprietary licenses in Creative Commons 4.0

http://freeculture.org

FreeCulture.org (Students for Free Culture) has just published a thorough and detailed post calling for the retirement of the non-free clauses, NoDerivatives (ND) and NonCommercial (NC).

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Creative Commons launches Public Domain Mark

http://creativecommons.org

Today, Creative Commons announces the release of the Public Domain Mark, a tool that enables works free of known copyright restrictions to be labeled in a way that clearly communicates that status to the public, and allows the works to be easily discovered over the Internet.

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Sintel: new movie from Blender's team, is available for download

http://www.blendernation.com

Our short animation film now has been published online for everyone to watch and spread! It's been an exciting moment for our team, and for everyone who as eagerly awaited this moment. We hope you enjoy it!

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New Event Video: Software Patents and the Commons

http://techrights.org

Keynote address by Professor Eben Moglen, “The Commons As An Actor in Transforming Global Political Economy -(September 1st, 2010)

Direct link

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ASCAP's attack on Creative Commons

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has launched a campaign to raise money from its members to hire lobbyists to protect them against the dangers of "Copyleft."

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CERN supports Creative Commons

http://creativecommons.org

Creative Commons is deeply honored to announce CERN corporate support at the "creator level". CERN is one of the world’s premier scientific institutions–home of the Large Hadron Collider and birthplace of the web. This donation comes on the occasion of the publication under Creative Commons licenses of the first results of LHC experiments.

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Freedom to Search

http://www.linuxjournal.com

With CC Search, we give you quick and easy access to the freely licensed content available from many of the world's top content providers.

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What Happened to my Creative Commons License?

http://www.groklaw.net

I was surfing around yesterday, I noticed that OpenSource.com has an article about building communities that work.

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Free Software: 3 Major Projects That Haven't Happened Yet

http://linsux.org

In this small rant, I address things that I wish would hurry up and exist to aid the FOSS communities around the world. The list might expand, I'm not sure yet.

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Plagiarism and the Creative Commons license

http://www.dwasifar.com

Everything I publish here is covered under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license. Basically this means anyone is free to use it, share it, or adapt it as they like, as long as they credit me for the original work and don’t use it commercially. I bring this up because I had a plagiarism issue arise recently.

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Easy to Understand Guide to 10 Free Software Licenses

http://blogs.fsfe.org

An idea that is suggested every now and then is to look at software licensing and give it a kind of “Creative Commons” feel; that is, present the terms of the license in a pleasant and orderly way by means of icons. We’ll take the top 10 licenses and for each, label it with icons

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Canonical and Creative Commons Meet Donations Target

http://www.jonobacon.org

Melissa from the Creative Commons pointed me to the rather good news that Canonical's offer to match Creative Commons donations up to $3000 has already been matched

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Canonical Matching Creative Commons Donations

http://www.jonobacon.org

This means that if you donate $1 to the Creative Commons, Canonical will also provide $1 until the $3000 total has been reached.

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Commoner Letter #1: Mohamed Nanabhay of Al Jazeera

http://creativecommons.org

"I’m happy to announce the launch of this year’s Commoner Letter series – a series of letters written by prominent members of the CC community in support of our annual fundraising campaign. We want to be very clear that this campaign is about much more than raising money for CC.

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Creative Commons @ Software Freedom Day 2009 in NYC

http://creativecommons.org

"It should be no surprise that here at CC, we’re huge fans of Free Software [...] There are numerous celebrations happening around the world, but I”ll be attending the one in NYC..."

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