Unless you haven’t been paying attention, you’ve probably at least heard of Creative Commons or seen its licenses around on various sites.
However, there’s a great deal of misunderstanding regarding what Creative Commons Licenses actually are, how they function and what their purpose is. For a freelance writer to decide if they should license some of their work under Creative Commons, they first need to understand thse things as well as how to correctly use CC-licensed conten.
Fortunately, the big idea behind Creative Commons is fairly easy to explain and the actual application is even easier to understand. All one has to do is be willing to ty try and learn what the movemement is about. [Read more…]