CC in Review: Lawrence Lessig on How it All Began

[This email is part of a weekly series written by Lawrence Lessig and others about the history and future of Creative Commons.]

CC: Aims and Lessons

So what problem was Creative Commons trying to solve? And from what in the past did we learn?

Creative Commons took its idea — give away free copyright licenses — from the Free Software Movement. But the problem we aimed to solve was somewhat different. {More....]