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Wikitravel Wins Webby Award


Last summer, we featured Wikitravel as one of our Featured Commoners. Today, Wikitravel won a Webby Award for their free, up-to-date, complete world travel on-line wiki. Wikitravel is licensed under the Creative Commons 1.0 Attribution, Share Alike license. Way to go Evan and Maj!

OER Commons

Open Education

OER Commons provides open educational resources for teaching and learning that are freely available on-line for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner. OER Commons uses Web 2.0 features such as tags, ratings, comments, reviews, and social networking in order to create an on-line experience that engages educators in sharing their…

CC is hiring for a new educational division


A new division of Creative Commons, provisionally called CC Learn, will focus on on education, broadly defined — from kindergarten to graduate school, to lifelong learning. The mission of this new division will be to promote vigorous networks of Open Educational Resources: materials offered freely and openly for educators, students and self-learners to use, modify…

First CC Business Mixer Update


Last month, we blogged about the first CC Business Mixer, an event that seeks to bring together entrepreneurs who have ideas for a Creative Commons related business and VCs. Last Thursday CC board member John Buckman hosted a number of entrepreneurs who presented their business ideas to CC supporters and VCs. This networking event was…

CC License info now available for your Flickr Moo Cards


Many of us share our images on Flickr, and some of us at Creative Commons were thrilled when Flickr introduced Moo Cards for purchase. Flickr describes Moo Cards as “tiny wonderful calling cards” for the real world. To make Moo Cards, log into your Flickr account and click on Moo in the “Do More With…