Jonathan Bailey has a new post on Wylio, a tool to for formatting and giving attribution for CC-licensed photos on Flickr. From the post:
While there are thousands upon thousands of images available for easy reuse under Creative Commons Licenses in Flickr, properly attributing those images is time-consuming and can be very confusing.
Nick Freear has a new post on why Creative Commons licenses shouldn’t be used for software. From the post:
The short answer is, if you use a Creative Commons License your software probably won’t be free software/ open source software, and therefore won’t be re-usable by others including developers (which is what you want right?)
Aurelia J. Schultz has a new post announcing summer internships at Creative Commons. From the post:
Students have the opportunity to work with CC staff and international volunteers on various real-time projects. Assigned tasks and projects will vary depending on the intern’s skill & experience, as well as organization needs.
Allison Domincone has a new post giving the state of Creative Commons’ finances for 2010. From the post:
We’d like to see these numbers continue to grow, just as CC license adoption and use of our tools has grown so steadily since 2002.
Donatella Della Ratta has a new post on Creative Commons in Lebanon. From the post:
The near future also holds another milestone for us; this month will be the launch of the Lebanese CC Community official website as part of the CC site.
Mike Linksvayer has a new post on Creative Commons and databases. From the post:
With the exception of strongly recommending CC0 (public domain) for scientific data, Creative Commons has been relatively quiet about use of our licenses for data and databases.
Many posts, tweets and other forms of online buzz surrounding the US Government approval of $2 billion for open curriculum for online schools.
Matt Liebenson has a new post noting two cases, one in Belgium and one Israel, that found in favor of Creative Commons licenses. From the post:
These cases together highlight some important fundamentals about how CC licenses operate. First and foremost, our licenses operate in conjunction with copyright, not in lieu of copyright. This means that if the terms of the CC license you have applied to your music or other creative work are violated, as the judge concluded in the Belgian case, the result is copyright infringement and nothing less.
Nathan Yergler has a new post with a graphic displaying the components of a Creative Commons license.
John Wilbanks has a new post about changes to the Creative Commons website. From the post:
We’re making these changes because we’ve received feedback — from our community of users, friends, supporters, and more — that the current set of web properties we have here at Creative Commons isn’t working as well as it could.