Lawrence Lessig and Creative Commons

Lawrence Lessig is a Professor of Law at Stanford University and the chairman of the Creative Commons project. He talks about the purpose of Creative Commons, the licenses offered, and how the licenses are secured. Lessig also mentions the relationship between Creative Commons and Flickr, Movable Type, and Wilco. Gilberto Gill and his connection with the sampling license and Lessig’s hopes for the future are covered as well.

Permission to reuse content is a challenge we have with editing this blog calendar with multiple blogs and permissions. Jenny Ankenbauer noted that copyright is one of the major barriers to open ed and transformation in post secondary level: