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

Approaches

Rights Brokering

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

Examples

  • 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).
  • http://pumpaudio.com

Revenue Sharing

Examples

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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