Creative Commons: a user guide
by Simone Aliprandi
Publisher: aliprandi.org 2011
Number of pages: 116
Here is an operational manual which guides creators step by step in the world of Creative Commons licenses, the most famous and popular licenses for free distribution of intellectual products. Without neglecting useful conceptual clarifications, the author goes into technical details of the tools offered by Creative Commons, thus making them also understandable for total neophytes.
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