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This is where various business approaches in and around Creative Commons' activities are discussed. Please help by adding to this page.


Rights Brokering

Since Creative Commons licenses are non-exclusive, companies can act as rights brokers to make other commercial agreements with copyright holders.


  • Magnatune
    • All content is licensed restrictively with a Creative Commons license, but commercial rights are brokered for standard set fees for various uses/distribution options (film, radio, youtube, etc).

Revenue Sharing


These pages below link to the associated pages which point out the types of agreements arranged.

Media Hosting Site

So, you are hosting media, possibly user-generated-content, or just standard media on a site. Here are some standard best use case items for how to build Creative Commons licensing and standards into your site for sharing, business and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

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