Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Creative Commons Turns 10!

Cable Green
Cable Green (Photo: DTKindler Photo)
 This note just in from the ubiquitous Cable Green:

As I'm sure you know, this year is Creative Commons' 10th Birthday! Starting this Friday, we'll be launching into a 10-day frenzy of celebrations leading up to 16 December - the day the first CC license suite was launched in 2002.

The celebrations will be wide ranging, including more than 20 celebrations worldwide, a dedicated website (, interviews and featured resources, a social media campaign and our usual annual fundraising campaign.

As part of the CC community, there are many things you can do to help:
• Add a widget or banner to your website: you can find the official CC10 logo here: (scroll to the bottom of the page): 
• Go to a party, or encourage your friends to attend. There are CC10 events planned on every continent (except Antarctica), starting tonight and continuing almost every day through December 16. There are even some online events and webinars. See them all listed at 
• Friend us on Facebook (, follow us on Twitter (, and let your friends know. The hashtag for the celebrations will be #CC10
• Give CC a birthday present! Write something, draw something, compose something - whatever you do well - and add it to our CC10 Flickr group:, or send it to us via Twitter, Facebook or at
• And, of course, please encourage your friends and family to donate (or even donate yourself) at 

Most gratefully,

Cable Green,
PhD Director of Global Learning
Creative Commons

Creative Commons is turning 10! 
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