Creative Commons, summarized

The Creative Commons initiative has been incredibly transformative for how people make things, and has been a huge boon to content creators the world around.

Unfortunately, there’s still a lot of confusion around what they are and how they work. I see some very common mistakes with using them, both from creators and from users, especially in the game development and YouTube communities.

My hope is to clear some of these misunderstandings up.

Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer, I’m just an enthusiast about copyright law. This is also not an exhaustive guide by any means.

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