Yahoo! Creative Commons Search

This Yahoo! Search service finds content across the Web that has a Creative Commons license. While most stuff you find on the web has a full copyright, this search helps you find content published by authors that want you to share or reuse it, under certain conditions. —Yahoo! Creative Commons Search (Yahoo!)

Slashdot is aflutter with suggestions that Yahoo! is giving Google a run for its money. The CC search is great news for those who wish to share their intellectual property.

I simply can’t explain the concept of the creative commons to my wife… when I mentioned that Lawrence Lessig seemed vaguely interested in a particular idea that I mentioned to him after he gave a speech at the 4Cs, my wife urged me to write it down quickly so that he doesn’t steal credit for it.