CC Zero: A New Tool to Push Your Work Immediately Into the Public Domain

Did you know that written, scientific or artistic content you create is automatically put under copyright protection under US law - whether you want it to be copyrighted or not? That's not good for a culture of collaboration and building on each others' work - quite the opposite in fact.

Today, the Creative Commons Foundation is announcing a new tool called CC Zero. CC Zero isn't another legal license from the group, instead it's a legal tool that lets content creators give up the rights claims they are given by default and instead send their work into the public domain.

Read/Write article. Go CC!

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