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Definition of Free Cultural Works

Definition of Free Cultural Works
Stable version This is the stable version 1.1 of the definition. The version number will be updated as the definition develops. The editable version of the definition can be found at Definition/Unstable . See authoring process for more information, and see translations if you want to contribute a version in another language. Summary This document defines "Free Cultural Works" as works or expressions which can be freely studied, applied, copied and/or modified, by anyone, for any purpose. Preamble Social and technological advances make it possible for a growing part of humanity to access, create, modify, publish and distribute various kinds of works - artworks, scientific and educational materials, software, articles - in short: anything that can be represented in digital form . Most authors, whatever their field of activity, whatever their amateur or professional status, have a genuine interest in favoring an ecosystem where works can be spread, re-used and derived in creative ways.

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Creative Commons Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.[1] The organization has released several copyright-licenses known as Creative Commons licenses free of charge to the public. These licenses allow creators to communicate which rights they reserve, and which rights they waive for the benefit of recipients or other creators. An easy-to-understand one-page explanation of rights, with associated visual symbols, explains the specifics of each Creative Commons license. Creative Commons licenses do not replace copyright, but are based upon it.

Creative Commons license This video explains how Creative Commons licenses can be used in conjunction with commercial licensing arrangements. Creative Commons licenses are explained in many languages and used around the world, such as pictured here in Cambodia. A Creative Commons (CC) license is one of several public copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work. A CC license is used when an author wants to give people the right to share, use and build upon a work that they have created.

List of works available under a Creative Commons license From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This is a list of notable works available under a Creative Commons license. Works available under a Creative Commons license are becoming more common. Sharism 分享主义 - default Get It Louder Sharism exhibition in Shanghai. Sharism is a term for the motivation and philosophy behind the collaborative building of value that results from sharing content and ideas. Inspired by user-generated content, Sharism states that the act of sharing something within a community produces a proper value for each of its participants: "the more you share, the more you receive".[1] As knowledge is produced through crowdsourcing, this new kind of shared ownership leads to the production of goods and services where value is distributed through the contributions of everyone involved. History of the term[edit] Sharism has been particularly focused in China in order to promote the Open Web and combat internet censorship.[3] Notable proponents of Sharism as both a term and practice have included Larry Lessig and Ou Ning.

Wild Fermentation of Veggies « The EssentiaList Fermented Bread & Butter Pickles by Catherine Haug, April 16, 2012 (photo of Cat’s Pickles, by Catherine) Dr. Mercola features a Video Interview of Carolyn Barringer on the topic of culturing veggies – how to, and the health benefits thereof. It’s a long video (1:48 hr), but for those of us who attended our gatherings on Lacto-Fermentation with Don Bates, & Jeanette Cheney Aug 17, 2011, or Homemade Sauerkraut, and introduction to Lacto-Fermentation, with Melanie Hoerner (pdf from October 2008), we’ve seen live demonstrations. Frequently Asked Questions These FAQs are designed to provide a better understanding of Creative Commons, our licenses, and our other legal and technical tools. They provide basic information, sometimes about fairly complex topics, and will often link to more detailed information. Other CC FAQs: CC0 Public Domain Dedication and Public Domain Mark. "Licensor", "rights holder", "owner", and "creator" may be used interchangeably to refer to the person or entity applying a CC license. Information about the licenses is primarily made with reference to the 4.0 suite, but earlier license versions are mentioned where they differ.

Supporting tools for decentralized metadata - Creative Commons The use of decentralized metadata to drive discovery allows creators and curators to publish information about works without relying on a central authority, and allows developers to utilize that data with seeking permission from a gate keeper. However, self publishing requires a certain degree of technical expertise from creators and curators. Two tools can help ease this burden and aid deployment of the necessary metadata. A Validator would help publishers and curators understand how their resources are ingested and processed by DiscoverEd (and other tools). A Curation Tool would allow users to identify resources — individually, as an ad hoc group, or as part of an institutional team — and label them with quality, review, or other metadata. The Validator tool would allow users to enter a URL to be checked, and return details of what information DiscoverEd or other software could extract.

50 Home remedies for treating premature graying of hair naturally at home: Gray hair cure and As a person ages, the melanin pigment of the hair decreases gradually, which causes graying of hair. Nowadays it is very common for the people under the age groups of 35 to have gray hair. The natural colour of hair is due to the cells in the hair follicles known as melanocytes which generate a pigment which gives colour to the hair. When melanocytes stop producing these pigments, due to increasing age, your hair starts to lose its natural colour which leads to graying of hair. As a person ages, the melanin pigment of the hair decreases gradually, which causes graying of hair. Nowadays it is very common for the people under the age groups of 35 to have gray hair.

Best practices for attribution You can use CC-licensed materials as long as you follow the license conditions. One condition of all CC licenses is attribution. Here are some good (and not so good) examples of attribution. Note: If you want to learn how to mark your own material with a CC license go here. Census – The Ada Initiative We ran the first Ada Initiative Census of open technology and culture in March 2011. We aimed to find out where the women are, and how they perceive their community. We're ready to share the results of this, our first project under the Ada Initiative banner. In this post, we'll set the scene with a simple set of response breakdowns.

How To Make Organic Beef Stock (Bone Broth) On Sale Now for a limited time! Gluten Free Grain Free Breads, Batters & Doughs If you are gluten free or grain free, this book is for you! Breads, Batters & Doughs teaches you how to cook using alternative flours and offers a collection of incredible recipes! Use coupon code healthy2014 at checkout... How to attribute Creative Commons licensed materials All Creative Commons licences require that users of the work attribute the creator. This is also a requirement under Australian copyright law. This means you always have to acknowledge the creator of the CC work you are using, as well as provide any relevant copyright information.

Creative Barcode and Creative Commons: complementary bedfellows Just six months after its launch, and five months after the IPKat posted this little piece, Creative Barcode has attracted a good deal of attention, not least on account of a question which many folk have asked the IPKat and others: “How does Creative Barcode differ from Creative Commons?” Maxine Horn, CEO of Creative Barcode, has kindly accepted the Kat's invitation to explain: "The shortest answer is that Creative Barcode and Creative Commons they are complementary. How to Attribute a Creative Commons Licensed Work: 4 Steps Expert Reviewed Two Parts:Understanding Creative CommonsMaking the AttributionCommunity Q&A Millions of works around the world are protected by Creative Commons licenses (like all of the content and images on wikiHow). Since it's always your responsibility to credit the creator of any content that you source, its a good idea to be familiar with the ways to attribute works licensed under Creative Commons protections.