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From: Shlomi Fish <shlomif <at> shlomifish.org>
Date: Fri, May 15, 2015 at 10:25 AM
Subject: Fw: This SpaceX image is free
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Date: Thu, 14 May 2015 09:57:46 -0700
From: "Ryan Merkley" <info-DXT9u3ndKiT7y3wIJjeDKkB+6BGkLq7r@public.gmane.org
To: Shlomi Fish <shlomif <at> shlomifish.org
Subject: This SpaceX image is free
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The SpaceX image linked below and over 300,000 other images in
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Last year, CC had no resources dedicated to working with content
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added CC0 and the Public Domain Mark -- their first major update
to CC licensing since they first adopted the licenses.
We saw the benefits almost instantly: in the first two weeks
after Flickr added CC0, over 130,000 new images were added,
including all of the spectacular images from SpaceX.
Across the Commons, we need to update our tools and
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