Saturday, January 24, 2009

Obama administration embraces Creative Commons

The copyright notice on the Obama Whitehouse site states:

Pursuant to federal law, government-produced materials appearing on this site are not copyright protected. The United States Government may receive and hold copyrights transferred to it by assignment, bequest, or otherwise.

Except where otherwise noted, third-party content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Visitors to this website agree to grant a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free license to the rest of the world for their submissions to under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Wow, that feels good!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Awesome, I hadn't noticed that. Obama's got some forward-thinking geeks on his side.