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Turning Laws into Data on Arab Digital Rights

  Have you ever wondered how many anti-cybercrime laws are in force in Arab countries? What about anti-terror laws? Or how many laws govern free expression online in a given country? Or whether your online privacy is protected? Or if some countries are leading the way with access to information or data protection legislation? Until earlier […]

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Who Needs Copy-Paste? Search for Freely Licensed Images Online

Yesterday, as part of a train-the-trainer assessment, I gave a session about how to use Flickr + Creative Commons to find beautiful images available for remixing and reuse online. There are more than 200 million Creative Commons–licensed photos on Flickr, many of them not relevant to you, of course, but many of them beautiful (like […]

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Lebanon Launches Creative Commons Chapter

Since 2003, the international nonprofit Creative Commons (known as CC) has endeavored to “save the world from failed sharing.” CC, as it’s called, aims to address the lag of copyright law in keeping pace with changes in digital technology b facilitating sharing. The organization, founded by law professor and author Lawrence Lessig, has created six […]

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