|See also:||Copyright, Fair Use, Intellectual Property, Cease & Desist, DMCA|
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Creative Commons is a non-profit organization that provides licenses that "enable people to easily change their copyright terms from the default of “all rights reserved” to “some rights reserved.”"
Some fans use CC licenses to set rights on their fanworks that detail the way their works may be used or reproduced by others. Some creators of source texts license their work under CC to grant express permission for some fanworks. See Professional Author Fanfic Policies for some examples.
Fanlore itself operates under a Creative Commons License. See: Fanlore:Copyright for details.
- What is CC, accessed May 6, 2010