Boundless, the free alternative to textbooks, releases its content under Creative Commons.
Creative Commons recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, with well-deserved praise for its work flooding in from around the world. There's no doubt it has played an important role in raising people's awareness of the problems with...
Most everyone on the Internet reads Wikipedia, whether they rely on it or not, but few understand how wikis work or who owns the content. Understanding content ownership is important, because so many people freely contribute to wikis. If the wiki's owner or contributors decide to revise or move the content, that could lead to a lawsuit.
Just got a note from them highlighting this rule: Some types of content, such as public domain content, may be free to use by anyone, or may be licensed for use by more than one party. We will not
As some of you may remember, it was impossible to organize Wiki Loves Monuments in Italy last year, because of a law that assigns extra copyright on monumental buildings to the government - even if
Hacker and founder of the Free Software movement and activist for digital-software-information freedom, Richard Stallman talks to SchNews about copyleft, Creative Commons, the contradictions of using big-name IT giants' products for social justice activities and making software free.
Sharing clearly: When creating and sharing educational content, one of the first things that author's (and their sponsors and funders) must...
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