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Creative Commons

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Cre­ative Com­mons is another way that some artists pro­tect and make their work avail­able.  It is run by a non­profit cor­po­ra­tion and is ” ded­i­cated to mak­ing it eas­ier for peo­ple to share and build upon the work of oth­ers, con­sis­tent with the rules of copyright.”

Cre­ative com­mons pro­vides “free licenses and other legal tools to mark cre­ative work with the free­dom the cre­ator wants it to carry, so oth­ers can share, remix, use com­mer­cially, or any com­bi­na­tion thereof.”

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