|Ibùjókòó||San Francisco, California|
|Focus||Expansion of "reasonable", flexible copyright|
|Method||Creative Commons licenses|
Creative Commons (CC) jẹ́ àgbájọ aláìjẹ́-tièrè kan to bujoko si San Francisco, California, USA to n sise lati se opo ise alátinúdá to wa fun awon elomiran lati tunse lona tobofinmu ati lati pelu awon elomiran. Agbajo ohun ti segbesile orisi awon iwe ase etoawoko to won je iwe ase Creative Commons si igboro lofe lai gba owo. won iwe ase wonyi gba awon oluda ni aaye lati so iru awon eto wo ni won dimu, ati awon eto wo ni won fisile fun anfani awon araja tabi awon oluda miran. An easy to understand one-page explanation of rights, with associated visual symbols, explains the specifics of each Creative Commons license. This simplicity distinguishes Creative Commons from an all rights reserved copyright. Creative Commons was invented to create a more flexible copyright model, replacing "all rights reserved" with “some rights reserved”. Wikipedia is one of the notable web-based projects using one of its licenses.
The organization was founded in 2001 by Larry Lessig, Hal Abelson and Eric Eldred with support of the Center for the Public Domain. The first set of copyright licenses were released in December 2002. In 2008, there were an estimated 130 million works licensed under Creative Commons. Creative Commons is governed by a board of directors and a technical advisory board. Esther Wojcicki, journalism teacher from Palo Alto, CA, is currently the chair of the board. Creative Commons has been embraced by many as a way for content creators to take control of how they choose to share their intellectual property. There has also been criticism that it doesn't go far enough. alátinúdá
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