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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A set of licences intended to offer the consumer more freedoms than traditional copyright.


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  • The Green Party is committed instead to a system known as Creative Commons, which offers a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors and artists.


  • The Free Software Foundation, which maintains Wikipedia's GNU license, is teaming up with a popular rival licensing movement called Creative Commons to create an interoperable open source standard.

    Credit Where Credit Is Due

  • But, the editorial points out, at the same time, new approaches aim to work around overly-restrictive rights, such as the open-source software movement and an effort called the Creative Commons, which makes it easy for creators to give away some of their copyrights under licence while retaining others to control how their works are reused.

    ‘Huge stress’ now on IP laws

  • Most important, the students released the recipe under what is called a Creative Commons licence.

    Slaw » Open Source and Beer » Print

  • I like the idea of Creative Commons, which Cory Doctorow has utilized and promoted.

    Wonder Woman interviews the fabulous Ms. Kelly Link : Edward Champion’s Reluctant Habits

  • On December 15, 2002, in San Francisco, a charitable organization called Creative Commons was launched.

    The Public Domain Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

  • Since 2004, Flickr has allowed users like Kelly to waive some of their rights through a non-profit organization called the Creative Commons, which aims to expand the collection of creative work available for the general public to build upon and share.

  • But Joi Ito, chief executive of Creative Commons, which issues the licenses defining user rights to most OpenCourseWare materials, supports the mixing of free and for-profit: "I think there's a great deal of commercial infrastructure that needs to be created in order for this to be successful," Mr. Ito said: "It can't all just be free."

    Local News from Tuscaloosa News

  • The Creative Commons is a set of free licenses that allow artists to share their work, while still retaining some of their rights.

    Small Business Brief / Current News

  • But I'm dreaming of course, always have - such a metadata entry would make me believe in the idea of Creative Commons though when you could add the licence straight to the image / file of your work and be assured that it travelled with the file to wherever it ends up.



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