Creative Commons

In defence of Creative Commons

It is hard to imagine nowadays, but for a few years during the last decade Creative Commons was relentlessly attacked by some content owners, copyright maximalists, and collective societies (see here and here for a couple of examples). I say that it is difficult to imagine these attacks because CC Read more…

By Andres, ago
Creative Commons

Bassel Khartabil, Syrian prisoner who lives and risks dying for a free Internet

Article by Stéphanie Vidal under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Please attribute author Stéphanie Vidal and first publication in Slate.France with a link to https://www.slate.fr/story/107927/bassel-khartabil-prisonnier-syrien-internet Translation into English by Philippe Aigrain, Mélanie Dulong de Rosnay, Jean-Christophe Peyssard Source for reposting: https://annuel.framapad.org/p/freebassel-traduction-slate Known worldwide as a free Internet Read more…

By Andres, ago
Creative Commons

Yes, Creative Commons does make sense

I have finished reading some interesting commentary about Creative Commons in The Scholarly Kitchen, a blog about academic publishing. In an article entitled Does Creative Commons Make Sense? , Ken Anderson asks whether Creative Commons is useful. It is always good to read commentary that challenges one’s firmly held ideas, Read more…

By Andres, ago