Latest EU Copyright Plan Would Ban Copyright Holders From Using Creative Commons

News sites should not be able to give out free licenses (an “inalienable right to remuneration”) Press agencies should also be granted this right – effectively giving them control over the spreading of facts Money publishers make from the law should be shared with journalists in some cases There should

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Head of copyright committee wants to deny EU creators the right to share – Creative Commons

Over the last few years the European Union has been working on revising its rules on copyright. But the latest proposal from the head of the copyright committee would deny creators the right to refuse remuneration – the right to share a work without getting paid – which could undermine the use of CC licenses …

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You can now access 400,000 free high-res images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

A year ago, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art embarked on an ambitious project to give everyone free access to images in its collection. Using the Creative Commons zero license (CC0), the third most visited museum in the world has essentially turned over a trove of high resolution images to any individual or business who wish to use, copy, or modify them for their projects-with no conditions attached.

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