Posts Tagged ‘ Creative Commons ’

Trent Reznor Gives Up On Twitter, Blames It On “Unattractive Plump Females”

Jun 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, General, Microblogging

Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor has been doing some amazing things over the last few years, experimenting with new media and doing more than any other major musician to forge a new model for using the Internet to interact directly with his fans. Here’s a few examples: Reznor has released several albums as free downloads, […]

Colette Vogele Interview: Legal Info For Podcasters and New Media Creators

Apr 7th, 2009 | By | Category: New Media Organizations, Podcasting, Podcasting Law

The latest episode of the “Get the Download” podcast features a discussion with attorney Colette Vogele, one of the authors of the Creative Commons Podcasting Legal Guide. Interviewed by Volo Media‘s Jeff Karnes, Vogele discusses intellectual property law, including copyright, trademark, and privacy, and how it relates to new media and podcasting. Colette also addresses […]

The Commons Video

Feb 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary

The Commons Video is a 3 minute 46 second animation (licensed under CC BY), making the case for an expansive conception of “The Commons” as a means to achieve a society of justice and equality. From the video’s description: In a just world, the idea of wealth–be it money derived from the work of human […]

Cool Summer Job: Creative Commons Looking For Summer Interns

Feb 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, New Media Organizations

Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. You can use CC to change your copyright terms from “All Rights Reserved” to “Some Rights Reserved.” Today Creative Commons announced that they are looking for summer interns to work […]

TweetCC Launches Creative Commons Licensing For Twitter

Feb 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Microblogging

Writer and designer Andy Clarke and developer Brian Suda have announced the “soft-boiled” launch of a simple site, TweetCC, to help users set their Creative Commons licensing for Twitter. Clarke was writing a book, in which he was hoping to include some tweets (posts) and avatars from Twitter. His publisher told him, in order to […]

FairShare Tool Tracks How Your Work Propagates Through The Web

Feb 16th, 2009 | By | Category: General

Web-wide business content tracking and programming platform company Attributor has announced the private beta version of FairShare. The program is a free service intended to help help bloggers track their content’s usage throughout the Web – and whether that usage complies with your copyright and licensing requirements. Late last year, Attributor published a report about […]

YouTube Goes Offline: Adds CC Licensing, Free and Paid Downloads

Feb 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

Google video site YouTube today announced a number of new options for content creators and consumers who want to “take their videos offline.” The site has entered into working arrangements with several “partners” to allow sharing their videos “universally” and away from an Internet connection. Citing an interest among some of their content creators to […]

YouTube Brings Back Silent Movies

Jan 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting Law

YouTube is bringing back silent movies – by censoring at least some videos that make use of unauthorized copyrighted music. Here’s an example: More examples here and here.  YouTube displays this message under the videos: These videos cry out for remixing with some alternate music, don’t they? via Mashable

Free Book On Internet Media: Blown To Bits

Dec 16th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Blown to Bits – a book that looks how the Internet is changing the world - is now available for free download, under a Creative Commons license. Topics include: privacy, findability, encryption, copyright, free speech issues and the future of media. You can download Blown to Bits here.

Creative Commons On Twitter

Nov 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Law

Creative Commons – the non-profit that promotes legal sharing on the Internet – is on Twitter, as of about 2 hours ago.  Music that is licensed using Creative Commons licenses has been hugely important to podcasting and new media – so you may want to consider subscribing to the “official Creative Commons microblog.”