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Open music: Bolero enters public domain, music encoding standards news

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This month in open music I look at a famous work of music that recently passed into the public domain and a new proprietary music-encoding standard...Read more

Openclipart: A library of public domain images

Openclipart: a library of public domain images
Algot Runeman shares why and how he started contributing to public domain clip art site more

SecureDrop 0.3, LibreOffice Online, and more news

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at LibreOffice Online, the newest release of SecureDrop, and more! Open source...Read more

Literary works given new life in public domain

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When literary works are licensed in public domain, a new legacy is created from the creativity of new digital representations by fans today.Read more

Open storytelling to boost literacy

I'm in love with open source, but I've been dating open content for many years. You would think these two would jump at the chance to cross-promote,...Read more

Creative Commons enables the return of the game Glitch

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If you never had a chance to play the delightful Flash-based MMO game Glitch—soon to be rescued from the pit of dead games thanks to Creative Commons...Read more

Download Nick Liow's Open Game Art Bundle

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Indie videogame designer Nick Liow launched the Open Game Art Bundle in June this year. It was a simple idea: independent videogame designers...Read more

Review of the new Digital Public Library of America

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The Digital Public Library of America ( DPLA ) opened last month. (The official launch had been planned to occur at t he Boston Public Library but...Read more