What does Creative Commons mean?
[german version] Many People know that there is something called "creative commons licenses". But what does it mean? Is it a license? No, CreativeCommons is a non-profit organization. And what's about the shortcuts and icons? The basic idea of creative commons licenses is simple and helpfull ... if you understand what it means.
The following infographic show it in a very clear way: artists and creatives can think about whether or not they will use a CC license. And users understand hopefully better what they need to consider if they want to use or share CC-licensed works.
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|Icon||In short (CC 3.0)||means:|
|CC-BY-ND||Attribution No Derivatives|
|CC-BY-SA||Attribution Share Alike|
|CC-BY-NC-SA||Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike|
|CC-BY-NC-ND||Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives|
Important!: none of the six licenses is unconditional. Under, or adjacent CC license works so at least the author / originator must always be close pass.
If you like take a look on my "Google Glass infographic"