Open Minds Podcast: Damien Riehl & Noah Rubin of All The Music

Hello Creative Commoners! We are back with a brand new episode of CC’s Open Minds … from Creative Commons podcast. In this episode, we sat down with programmer, musician, and copyright attorney, Damien Riehl, and fellow musician and programmer, Noah Rubin—the creators of the All The Music project. Frustrated by accidental copyright infringement lawsuits stifling … Read More “Open Minds Podcast: Damien Riehl & Noah Rubin of All The Music”

CC welcomes Nate Angell

Here at Creative Commons, we know that the stories we tell and the people we engage are deeply connected, together forming the backbone of who we are and what we do. Our community generates our most powerful stories and also amplifies all the work we do, spreading the benefits of open knowledge and better sharing … Read More “CC welcomes Nate Angell”

CC Global Summit Announcement

Creative Commons is excited to announce plans to return to an in-person format for the next CC Global Summit, due to take place in September/October 2023. Since 2006, the CC Global Summit has brought together thousands of CC community members, activists, creators, advocates, librarians, educators, lawyers, and technologists from around the world to discuss, collaborate, … Read More “CC Global Summit Announcement”

Open Minds Podcast: Cory Doctorow, Science Fiction Author, Journalist and Tech Activist

Hello Creative Commoners! We are back with a new episode of CC’s Open Minds … from Creative Commons podcast. In this episode, Creative Commons’ General Counsel, Kat Walsh, sits down for an hour-long discussion with award winning science fiction author, journalist and technology activist, Cory Doctorow (craphound.com).  Cory is a renowned advocate for liberalizing copyright … Read More “Open Minds Podcast: Cory Doctorow, Science Fiction Author, Journalist and Tech Activist”

Creative Commons 2021 State of the Commons Annual Report

We are pleased to present the 2021 Creative Commons State of the Commons Annual Report. This report showcases last year’s 20th Anniversary activities and also highlights important innovations, achievements, collaborations, conversations, and partnerships.   Last year, our anniversary was visually branded with a sunflower. This image represented CC’s commitment to BETTER SHARING of knowledge and culture … Read More “Creative Commons 2021 State of the Commons Annual Report”

Congratulations and Farewell

I’d like to share with our community a congratulation and a heartfelt farewell to staff in the Creative Commons legal team. First, CC is excited to announce that longtime CC staffer, Kat Walsh, has been promoted to CC General Counsel. Kat was on the CC legal team from 2012-2015 during the drafting and initial publication … Read More “Congratulations and Farewell”

We asked our CC Global Summit 2021 ‘Women in Open’ panel who their role models are. Here’s who they shone a spotlight on.

The theme for International Women’s Day 2022 (IWD) is #BreakTheBias, a global call to action that asks us all to take action and level the playing field. Whether intentional or unconscious, bias can make it difficult for women (trans, cis, femmes), nonbinary and gender-non-conforming folks to get ahead in life. Discrimination affects all industries, including … Read More “We asked our CC Global Summit 2021 ‘Women in Open’ panel who their role models are. Here’s who they shone a spotlight on.”

Open Minds Podcast: Angela DeBarger of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Hello Creative Commoners! This week is Open Education Week, and we are back with a new episode of CC’s podcast, Open Minds … from Creative Commons. In this episode, CC’s Director of Open Knowledge, Dr. Cable Green, sits down for a conversation with Open Education Advocate, Dr. Angela Haydel DeBarger. Angela is a Program Officer … Read More “Open Minds Podcast: Angela DeBarger of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation”