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Open source hardware relies on Creative Commons and crowdfunding

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When talking about open source, many people's first thought is the GNU General Public License (GPL). While the software world has been revolutionised...Read more

Should Instagram automatically license photos under Creative Commons?

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Instagram has undergone several big changes lately, most noteably taking away the ability to quickly view Instagram photos on Twitter. Instagram CEO...Read more

Should Instagram automatically publish photos under Creative Commons?

Instagram photo licenses
Instagram has undergone several big changes lately, most noteably taking away the ability to quickly view Instagram photos on Twitter. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom described this update during the LeWeb Internet conference in Paris as Instagram's evolution, and explained that the company would naturally change as it grew.Read more

Celebrating 10 years of Creative Commons

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Creative Commons is celebrating 10 years of helping artists, writers, technologist, and other creators share our knowledge and creativity with the...Read more

How will you celebrate Creative Commons' 10 year anniversary?

Creative Commons
Creative Commons is celebrating 10 years of helping artists, writers, technologist, and other creators share our knowledge and creativity with the world. We've been able to maximize our digital creativity, sharing, and innovation. For example, governments are using Creative Commons for their open data portals. Earlier this year, the UC Santa Cruz library adopted a Creative Commons (CC-BY) license for all of its content. YouTube now has over 4 million videos available under Creative Commons , allowing everyone to remix and edit the videos.Read more

Apple, Samsung, and the white queen's gambit

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Now the that the jury has given Apple almost everything it asked for in its infringement suit against Samsung, what should we expect to happen next?...Read more

SAS v. WPL decision addresses boundaries of copyrights on software

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Last week the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the highest court in the European Union on matters of EU law, issued a judgment in the case of SAS...Read more

The Open Source Procurement Toolkit: Still crippled by "free"

The Open Source Procurement Toolkit: Still crippled by "free"
The recent release of the Open Source Procurement Toolkit by the Cabinet Office has been interesting and encouraging, even if it did stir in me a...Read more