Using CC0 “license” for Data

Last Updated on Dec. 15th 2011 lists many organizations that use CC0 for data sharing.

And here is a list of some organizations that use other CC licenses (Attribution,  Attribution-Share Alike, Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike):

An interesting post, “The legal and ethical reasoning behind using CC0 for Safecast data”: It differentiates quite nicely between legal & ethical aspects of sharing/using data under CC0 license.

The CC0 FAQ:

Here’s the text for the CC0:

I feel should use CC0 as the default “license” for its data. Re-users and re-distributors need not give attribution to & its contributors.

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