jan 2, 2002 - Birth of Creative Commons
Inspired by the value of Eldred’s goal to make more creative works freely available on the internet, Lessig and others created a nonprofit organization called Creative Commons and in 2002, they published the Creative Commons licenses-a set of free, public licenses that would allow creators to keep their copyrights while sharing their works on more flexible terms than the default “all rights reserved.”
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The Story of Creative Commons
Creative Commons was created t...