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ccHost Wins A Linux World Journal Product Excellence Award


As we blogged yesterday, CC has a booth at LinuxWorld and our Chairman & CEO Larry Lessig gave a keynote there on Tuesday. Yesterday, we were thrilled to learn that ccHost won the Linux World Product Excellence Award for “Best Open Source Solution.” The other nominees were rPath Conary and Novell SUSE Linux 10.x.

Mike poses excitedly with the award. Photo creativecommoners, BY-NC. Jon poses professionally with the finalist poster. Photo rejon, BY.

ccHost provides web-based infrastructure to support collaboration, sharing, and storage of multi-media using Creative Commons licenses and metadata. The goal of this project is to spread media content that is licensed under Creative Commons throughout the web. ccHost is what is used for the infamous Creative Commons ccMixter project. Congrats to everyone who has contributed to ccHost!

Posted 17 August 2006