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Creative Commons in a Nutshell

Creative Commons in a Nutshell

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Creative Commons Abbreviation Creative Commons License Name Can someone use it commercially? Can someone create new versions of it?
CC BY Attribution Yes Yes
CC BY SA Share Alike Yes Yes with same license
CC By ND No Derivatives Yes No
CC BY NC Non-Commercial No Yes under any NC license
CC BY NC SA Non-Commercial Share Alike No Yes with same license
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