Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States. Creative Commons has been described as being at the forefront of the copyleft movement, which seeks to support the building of a richer public domain by providing an alternative to the automatic "all rights reserved" copyright.
Want to let people share and use your photographs, but not allow companies to sell them?
Looking for access to course materials from the world’s top universities?
Want to encourage readers to re-publish your blog posts, as long as they give you credit?
Looking for songs that you can use and remix, royalty-free?
If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then you should learn more about Creative Commons. Probably the quickest and easiest introduction to CC is to watch the following short video series..
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