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Change.gov Opens Up

December 1, 2008 - by Donny Shaw

This is pretty awesome:

>Consistent with the values of any “open government,” and with his strong leadership on “free debates” from the very start, the Obama team has modified the copyright notice on change.gov to embrace the freest CC license.
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>I’m glad the thought in this administration led to the right conclusion, so quickly, and in the midst of so much else going on.

The Creative Commons (CC) Attribution 3.0 Unported license that the Obama-Biden Transition Team has adopted for its website, Change.gov, allows anyone to share and remix any content on the site, including content submitted by citizens to discussions hosted on the site, as long as they give proper attribution.

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