I am working towards a Creative Commons certificate, which means doing a lot of homework related to the Commons, open licensing, and other issues related to copyright. I’ve put together a timeline of events related to the creation of the Creative Commons and its growth, and regret that I haven’t had time (yet) to fold
Wherein my adventures in assigning a Creative Commons licence to my Master’s thesis are captured for the benefit of others. You do not have to do the default!
We already exist in a sphere where fear of copyright infringement leads to inhibition of content creation—so-called “copyright chill”—and regulations like these, even though they only mandate laws for EU countries, will make this chill worse.