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Creative Commons' Approach to Open Content


Herkko A. Hietanen


Helsinki Institute for Information Technology

July 17, 2008


Abstract:     
Creative Commons is an open content licensing initiative that is providing a set of tools for rights owners to change their exclusive rights into commons. The Creative Commons website provides a licensing service which can be used to choose one of the Creative Commons licenses. This paper analyzes the license choosing process and the clauses of the Creative Commons licenses.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 88

Keywords: Creative Commons, Copyright, Licensing, Efficiency, Public licensing, Commons

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Date posted: July 17, 2008 ; Last revised: September 9, 2008

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Hietanen, Herkko A., Creative Commons' Approach to Open Content (July 17, 2008). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1162219 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1162219

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Herkko A. Hietanen (Contact Author)
Helsinki Institute for Information Technology ( email )
Helsinki 00180
Finland
HOME PAGE: http://www.hiit.fi
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