Creativecommons

12.18.14
Flickr's removing free-use images from its photo printing service
12.18.14

Flickr's removing free-use images from its photo printing service

It wasn't long ago that Flickr lamented the "cost of lost good will" its Wall Art service caused,...

By T. Seppala,   12.18.14
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12.01.14
How to stop Yahoo from cashing in on your Flickr images
12.01.14

How to stop Yahoo from cashing in on your Flickr images

If you post Flickr images with a commercial-use creative commons license, Yahoo has a little surpr...

By S. Dent,   12.01.14
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10.26.14
Google is giving non-profits its latest satellite maps
10.26.14

Google is giving non-profits its latest satellite maps

Non-profit groups don't often have the luxury of using satellite maps to gauge their progress clea...

By J. Fingas,   10.26.14
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03.31.14
New York Public Library now lets you use 20,000 historical maps for free
03.31.14

New York Public Library now lets you use 20,000 historical maps for free

Ever wanted to see what New York City's maps looked like before skyscrapers took over... or before...

By J. Fingas,   03.31.14
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01.14.14
Google Image Search makes it easier to sort results by licensing rights
01.14.14

Google Image Search makes it easier to sort results by licensing rights

Google Image Search has allowed users to filter results based on how they're licensed since 2009,...

By R. Lawler,   01.14.14
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09.07.12
Friday Favorite: Haiku Deck for iPad concocts instant presentations
09.07.12

Friday Favorite: Haiku Deck for iPad concocts instant presentations

If long-suffering Dunkin' Donuts franchise owner Fred the Baker had decided to get an office jo...

By M. Rose,   09.07.12
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06.04.11
YouTube embraces Creative Commons licensing, turns your cutesy kitty into mashup fodder
06.04.11

YouTube embraces Creative Commons licensing, turns your cutesy kitty into mashup fodder

Sourcing material from the mecca of viral video has always been a bit iffy -- who knows which rab...

By C. Trout,   06.04.11
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11.20.09
FunMail adds instant images to Facebook status & MMS
11.20.09

FunMail adds instant images to Facebook status & MMS

At the risk of invoking a round of reader rage, I'll admit that I've never really been that hyped on...

By M. Rose,   11.20.09
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10.21.06
Los Angeles-area Boy Scouts can earn "activity patch" in copyright
10.21.06

Los Angeles-area Boy Scouts can earn "activity patch" in copyright

Los Angeles-area Boy Scouts (this author used to be among them) will now be able to receive an "acti...

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