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What is Creative Commons?

creative commons CC A Quick Intro Creative Commons is a non-profit that helps sharing + reuse of creativity & knowledge via free legal and technological tools. These tools are not alternatives to copyright laws, rather they work alongside them. TRADITIONAL COPYRIGHT SYSTEM CREATIVE COMMONS All rights reserved Vs • Allows you to easily give people the right to share or even build upon your work • Allows you to reserve only those rights that you want. LICENSE TYPES ATTRIBUTION ATTRIBUTION - NON COMMERCIAL CC BY - ND CC BY BY BY NC ATTRIBUTION - SHAREAUKE CC BY - SA ATTRIBUTION - NON COMMERCIAL - SHAREALIKE CC BY - NC - SA BY NC SA BY SA cc ATTRIBUTION - NO DERIVATIVES CC BY ND ATTRIBUTION - NON COMMERCIAL - NO DERIVATIVES CC BY - NC - ND BY ND BY NC ND O PUBLIC DOMAIN PUBLIC DOMAIN CC- Zero This is not a 'licence', but a 'public domain declation', in which you give up all copyright (but retain 'moral rights' if you can't give them up in your legal jurisdiction), and allow people to make any kind of use of the work without conditions. THE SYMBOLS ATTRIBUTION SHARE-ALIKE Requires acknowledgement of the author / source (this is a necessary part of all the six licences) Usage is allowed only if the work for which it is used is licensed under the same 'open' licence. BY NON COMMERCIAL NO DERIVATIVE Usage is allowed only for non-commercial purposes. Creating 'derivatives' is not allowed. All information present here is sourced from the creative commons website, with help from Pranesh Prakash, Centre for Internet and Society - India TOLO %24

What is Creative Commons?

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