Creative Commons Licencing

Creative commons licencing is a type of copyright protection. The original author of the material retains copyright to the his or her work, while enabling the copying, distributing and re-use of their work for non-commercial purposes by third parties, provided the original author or creator of the work is credited.

While the author's fundamental copyright is retained, he or she is free to modify these rights by making use of one or more elements of creative commons licencing. In summary these are,

  • Attribution
  • Attribution - Share alike
  • Attribution - No derivative works
  • Attribution - Non-commercial
  • Attribution - Non-commercial, No derivatives

For full details of these licencing modes, refer to Creative Commons Australia

Related Pages

External Links & References

  1. Licences - Creative Commons Australia
  2. Google Search
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