What is Creative Commons and what do you do?
Is Creative Commons against copyright?
What does "Some Rights Reserved" mean?
Can Creative Commons give legal advice about its licenses or other tools, or help with CC license enforcement?
Does Creative Commons collect or track material licensed under a CC license?
What do the Creative Commons buttons do?
May I use the Creative Commons logo and buttons?
I love Creative Commons. How can I help?
Why does Creative Commons run an annual fundraising campaign? What is the money used for and where does it go?
What are Creative Commons licenses?
How do CC licenses operate?
Which is the latest version of the licenses offered by Creative Commons?
Do Creative Commons licenses affect exceptions and limitations to copyright, such as fair dealing and fair use?
Who gives permission to use material offered under Creative Commons licenses?
Are Creative Commons licenses enforceable in a court of law?
What happens if someone applies a Creative Commons license to my work without my knowledge or authorization?
What are the international (¡°unported¡±) Creative Commons licenses, and why does CC offer ¡°ported¡± licenses?
Can I include a work licensed with CC BY in a Wikipedia article even though they use a CC BY-SA license?
Can governments and intergovernmental organizations ("IGOs") use CC licenses?
What are the official translations of the CC licenses and CC0?
What is a BY-SA Compatible License?
What things should I think about before I apply a Creative Commons license?
How should I decide which license to choose?
Why should I use the latest version of the Creative Commons licenses?
What if CC licenses have not been ported to my jurisdiction?
Should I choose an international license or a ported license?
Why should I use the license chooser? What if I don¡¯t?
How do I apply a Creative Commons license to my material?
Do I need to register with Creative Commons before I obtain a license?
What do the terms and conditions of a CC license apply to?
Can I apply a Creative Commons license to software?
Can I apply a Creative Commons license to databases?
Could I use a CC license to share my logo or trademark?
May I apply a Creative Commons license to a work in the public domain?
If I take a photograph of another work that is in the public domain, can I apply a CC license to my photo?
May I apply a CC license to my work if it incorporates material used under fair use or another exception or limitation to copyright?
Can I use CC licenses to license rights other than copyright?
How do Creative Commons licenses affect my moral rights, if at all?
Can I offer material under a CC license that has my trademark on it without also licensing or affecting rights in the trademark?
How are publicity, privacy, and personality rights affected when I apply a CC license?
Can I apply a CC license to low-resolution copies of a licensed work and reserve more rights in high-resolution copies?
Can I use a Creative Commons license if I am a member of a collecting society?
Can I still make money from a work I make available under a Creative Commons license?
Can I insist on the exact placement of the attribution credit?
Can I change the license terms or conditions?
Can I waive license terms or conditions?
Can I enter into separate or supplemental agreements with users of my work?
What happens if I offer my material under a Creative Commons license and someone misuses them?
What can I do if I offer my material under a Creative Commons license and I do not like the way someone uses it?
What do I do if someone tries to place effective technological measures (such as DRM) on my CC-licensed material?
When I release my work under a CC license in one format (e.g., .pdf), can I restrict licensees from changing it to or using it in other formats?
What if I change my mind about using a CC license?
What should I think about before using material offered under a Creative Commons license?
Does a Creative Commons license give me all the rights I need to use the work?
What if there are sui generis database rights that apply to my use of a CC-licensed database?
Where can I find material offered under a CC license?
Are Creative Commons works really free to use?
What should I know about differences between the international licenses and the ported licenses?
What happens if I want to use the material in a way that is not permitted by the license?
Do I always have to comply with the license terms? If not, what are the exceptions?
How do I properly attribute material offered under a Creative Commons license?
Do I need to be aware of anything else when providing attribution?
Do I always have to attribute the creator of the licensed material?
Does my use violate the NonCommercial clause of the licenses?
Can I take a CC-licensed work and use it in a different format?
How do I know if a low-resolution photo and a high-resolution photo are the same work?
Can I use effective technological measures (such as DRM) when I share CC-licensed material?
Can I share CC-licensed material on password-protected sites?
Can I share CC-licensed material on file-sharing networks?
What if I received CC-licensed material encumbered with effective technological measures (such as DRM)?
What if I have received CC-licensed material with additional restrictions?
Combining and adapting CC material
When is my use considered an adaptation?
Can I combine material under different Creative Commons licenses in my work?
If I derive or adapt material offered under a Creative Commons license, which CC license(s) can I use?
If I create a collection that includes a work offered under a CC license, which license(s) may I choose for the collection?
When do Creative Commons licenses expire?
What happens if the author decides to revoke the CC license to material I am using?
How can I lose my rights under a Creative Commons license? If that happens, how do I get them back?
How do Creative Commons licenses and public domain tools work technically?
What does it mean that Creative Commons licenses are "machine-readable"?
What is RDFa?
What is CC REL and why does Creative Commons recommend it?
What does it mean for a search engine to be CC-enabled?
How do I give users of my site the option to use CC licensing like Flickr does?
How can I change or remove the Creative Commons search option built into the Firefox browser?
Is Creative Commons involved in digital rights management (DRM)?
What is copyright and why does it matter?
What is the public domain?
What do I need to do to get a copyright?
What is an adaptation?
What are moral rights?
What are neighboring rights?
What are sui generis database rights?
What are collecting societies?
What are publicity, personality, and privacy rights?
Can databases be released under CC licenses?
When a CC license is applied to a database, what is being licensed?
How do I apply a CC legal tool to a database?
How do the different CC license elements operate for a CC-licensed database?
Can I conduct text/data mining on a CC-licensed database?
How does the treatment of sui generis database rights vary in prior versions of CC licenses?
What is the difference between the Open Data Commons licenses and the CC 4.0 licenses?
Which components of databases are protected by copyright?
How do I know whether a particular use of a database is restricted by copyright?
If my use of a database is restricted by copyright, how do I comply with the license?
Which components of a database are protected by sui generis database rights?
How do I know whether a particular use of a database is restricted by sui generis database rights?
What constitutes a ¡°substantial portion¡± of a database?
If my use of a database is restricted by sui generis database rights, how do I comply with the license?