Creative Commons announces three new staff members

Jennryn Wetzler (CC BY); Sophine Clachar (CC BY-NC-ND); Jay Walsh (CC BY-SA, photo by Lane Hartwell) I’m excited to announce three new members of the Creative Commons team: Jennryn Wetzler, Assistant Director of Open Education; Sophine Clachar, Data Engineer; and Jay Walsh, Chief of Staff….

Creative Commons launches Memorial Fund Grants and Fellowship in Memory of Bassel Khartabil

Bassel Khartabil by freebassel, CC0 Creative Commons is accepting applications for two new opportunities to continue the legacy and impact of Syrian Palestinian Open internet activist Bassel Khartabil. The Bassel Khartabil Memorial Fund, launched in August 2017 at the behest of his family, will provide…

Katherine Maher, Ruth Okediji, Chris Bourg to Keynote Creative Commons Global Summit – Creative Commons

We’re super excited to announce our keynote speakers for the 2018 CC Global Summit from April 13-15 in Toronto. The open call for submissions just closed, with more proposals than ever before, and it’s shaping up to be another excellent, community-driven event. This year’s keynotes…

We are entering the Discovery phase of CC Usability – Creative Commons

Building on the Past by Justin Cone / CC BY Over the next few months, we will be talking to users and creators of CC images, text, and data as part of updating the usability of CC tools in 2018. For our purposes, we are…

Art and the Every Day with Mike Winkelmann (AKA beeple) – Creative Commons

Beeple, AKA Mike Winkelmann, is a graphic designer, artist, and videographer whose popular video art and design work has largely been released free under CC. Every day for the past 10 years, Winkelmann has released a drawing online through his series of “Everydays,” which is…

Secret negotiations, empty promises: Copyright policymaking needs sunlight for better outcomes – Creative Commons

We’re taking part in Copyright Week, a series of actions and discussions supporting key principles that should guide copyright policy. Every day this week, various groups are taking on different elements of the law, and addressing what’s at stake, and what we need to do…

5 Awesome Organisations Working to Protect and Expand the Public Domain – Creative Commons

We’re taking part in Copyright Week, a series of actions and discussions supporting key principles that should guide copyright policy. Every day this week, various groups are taking on different elements of the law, and addressing what’s at stake, and what we need to do…

Is Copyright Term Extension Finally Done? – Creative Commons

We’re taking part in Copyright Week, a series of actions and discussions supporting key principles that should guide copyright policy. Every day this week, various groups are taking on different elements of the law, and addressing what’s at stake, and what we need to do…

Kicking off the CC Certificates Beta – Creative Commons

Today marks day one of the beta version of the Creative Commons Certificates program, a project designed to provide people the skills and expertise they need to implement and advocate for open licensing around the world. We are thrilled to have 50 remarkable people from…

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