What is Creative Commons?Creative Commons is a non-profitorganization designed to institutefree legal tools to allow “sharingand use of creativity andknowledge” by using specializedcopy right licenses that can lift thetraditional restrictive covenant of“all rights reserved”.
Why Does It Matter?Creative Commons licenses andtools give creators options on whocan use their material and how theycan use them.Without using the right license toshare, use, and modify rights, allrights are retained by the creator ofthe material and cannot legally beused.
License TypesATTRIBUTION ATTRIBUTION-SHAREALIKECC BY CC BY-SA
License TypesATTRIBUTION-NODERIVS ATTRIBUTION-NONCOMMERCIALCC BY-ND CC BY-NC
License TypesATTRIBUTION-NONCOMMERCIAL- ATTRIBUTION-NONCOMMERCIAL-SHAREALIKE NODERIVSCC BY-NC-SA CC BY-NC-ND
License Icons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives Share Alike Public Domain
Steps for Success Determine Create Create Free Share with Desired Material License Attribution License Creative Commons licenses are the key to world wide sharing of material ethically and legally.
Sharing MaterialsSharing materials can happy, productive and potentially avoidcause people catastrophic incidence.
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