International Overview

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Thank you for your interest in the international project of the Creative Commons.

We would like to see CC flourish and grow around the world. There are a number of ways to get involved, from hosting a salon, translating, or starting a new jurisdiction project.

We are still looking for experts and passionate people from all around the world to get involved. The following overview is designed to help you understand what building a jurisdiction team would entail:


The CC license porting process

Team is formed

Project Leads sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Creative Commons

Internal administration and Timeline

Legal Project Lead produces a first draft

CC reviews first draft

Public discussion

Legal Project Lead produces second draft

CCi reviews second draft

Project leads finalize licenses and arrange technical requirements

Launch of the national version of the licenses


Other Projects

Building a CC Jurisdiction Website

Creative Commons Jurisdiction Teams may decide to build a website specifically for their Jurisdiction Project. These websites must comply with Creative Commons' Internet Services Policy. CC also offers a Website Help Sheet for teams to use when setting up their websites.

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