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Saturday, February 16, 2008

CC licenses for public data in Australia

Michael Cross, Australia set to give the go-ahead for Creative Commons licensing, The Guardian, February 14, 2008.  Excerpt:

...Last month, the government of Queensland approved the use of Creative Commons, which allows free re-use of copyright material subject to certain conditions, as part of a new licensing framework. Meanwhile, the Commonwealth (federal) government is expected to give the green light to creative commons in a new set of guidelines for the management of the government's intellectual property....