Creative Commons

Gage Skidmore

Bloggers, Rejoice: Gage Skidmore Is at CPAC

America's favorite Creative Commons photographer is attending the year's most concentrated gathering of Republican politicians, ensuring the media will be able to properly illustrate their blogs.
Jason Koebler
2.23.18
Art

The Met Just Released 375,000 Priceless Artworks into the Public Domain

America's largest museum sets free its iconic collection of paintings and sculptures.
Beckett Mufson
2.9.17
Features

This Website Turns Live Police and Emergency Responder Radio into Timely Ambient Music

We talked to the creator of You Are Listening To Los Angeles about the impetus and politics behind his open-source project.
Michael Rancic
12.9.16
Features

Why a Canadian Composer’s Controversial 80s Work is Still Ahead of Today's Copyright Laws

Before Girl Talk and the major label lawsuits, John Oswald's plunderphonic records proved sampling's possibilities.
Michael Rancic
7.13.16
Art

Help Fight ISIS by Rebuilding Palmyra in 3D

#FREEBASSEL and an initiative to virtually rebuild the ancient city of Palmyra.
Benoit Palop
11.10.15
Culture

The Startup That Believes Secrecy Will Harm the VR Industry

"Sharing is what makes the field better."
Jordan Pearson
5.27.15
Space

Designing Rockets Might Be Easier Than Parsing the SpaceX Copyright Situation

Elon Musk may not be technically allowed to put his photos into the "public domain."
Jason Koebler
3.23.15
Photography

SpaceX Photos Are Now Available Under a Creative Commons License

SpaceX's photos now effectively belong to everyone.
Jason Koebler
3.19.15
Culture

Stoya Explains When It's OK to Pirate Porn

We spoke with the entrepreneur and porn star about the importance of having good porn in the commons.
Jordan Pearson
3.9.15
Art

The Spaghetti Moons And Disco Ball Boyfriends Of Collage Artist Eugenia Loli

Self-professed sushi aficionado Eugenia Loli is a master of the surrealistic collage.
Sami Emory
10.15.14
Words

What the Hell is Girl Talk Up to These Days?

Between taking his dog to the vet, Girl Talk is making hip-hop productions and fighting the good fight for sample-based music.
VICE Thump
10.10.14
News

The Faces of #bringbackourgirls Aren't Their Faces at All

The image of a young African girl has punctuated news and social media feeds for over a month now. It first gained the attention of millions as a Twitter post calling for the release of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the terror group...
Laura Rodriguez Castro
6.10.14
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