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Creative Commons Graphic

Creative Commons Graphic
Creators enrich the web with their creations but without licensing others to use and in some cases add up to that work, innovation will never develop. This is where the importance of a licensing body such as Creative Commons comes in handy. Creative Commons is a non-profit that helps sharing and reuse of creativity and knowledge via free legal and technological tools . These tools are not alternatives to copyright laws, rather they work alongside them. To help you better teach your students about Creative Commons and how it works, here is a handy graphic that visually captures the main important things students need to know about Creative commons. Enjoy source:

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/07/a-must-see-graphic-on-creative-commons.html

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