Integrate Creative Commons Licensing into your content with ccREL

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Judith M. Myerson

Date archived: May 16, 2019 | First published: July 14, 2009

With Web 2.0, Cloud, and SOA, it's more important than ever to have a clear understanding of who owns information and what you are permitted to do with it. The Creative Commons License contains a mechanism for providing more open usage rights without giving up ownership. The Creative Commons (CC) Rights Expression Language (ccREL) allows you to embed this information into Web content so that information owners and information users can clearly see the rights granted and choose accordingly, even through automation. Learn more about these techniques, and see how to use them in your own applications.

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