"The collaborative, web-based, massively multiplayer game Glitch began its initial private testing in 2009, opened to the public in 2010, and was shut down in 2012. It was played by more than 150,000 people and was widely hailed for its original and highly creative visual style.
The entire library of art assets from the game
, has been made freely available, dedicated to the public domain. Code from the game client is included to help developers work with the assets. All of it can be downloaded and used by anyone, for any purpose. (But: use it for good.)" [more inside]
posted by jenkinsEar
on Nov 18, 2013 -
What could be less important to the blue than a news item involving model railroading and Java? Yet in an important decision
, a U.S. Appeals court has ruled
that that the terms of the Artistic License are enforceable copyright conditions. "For non-lawgeeks, this won't seem important but this is huge," said Stanford Law Professor Larry Lessig. [more inside]
posted by Artful Codger
on Aug 15, 2008 -
...but free as in "Open Source Beer", mind you. Students from Copenhagen's IT-University
have produced and released a powerful beer recipe under a Creative Commons license. Microbrewers, start your machines...
posted by betobeto
on Jul 12, 2005 -
Open Source Copyright.
As a follow-up to this thread
, Creative Commons has now officially launched
. I'm quite interested to see the various content creators who take these licenses and run with them - amateur filmmakers, independent musicians, authors, writers, and technologists .....should have groups like the MPAA and RIAA quaking in their boots.
posted by bkdelong
on Dec 16, 2002 -