In today's knowledge based society where every second million & trillon of information is descending through internet and everyone is dependent on updated and authentic information of particular topic on internet. But every thing is not there to be used as some are also protected under Intellectual Property Right.
Creative Commons provides free, easy-to-use legal tools that give everyone from individual “user generated content” creators to major companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to pre-clear usage rights to creative work they own the copyright to. CC licenses let people easily change their copyright terms from the default of “all rights reserved” to “some rights reserved.”
If you’re an artist, student, educator, scientist, or other creator looking for content that you can freely and legally use, there is a giant pool of CC-licensed creativity available to you. There are many millions of works — from songs and videos to scientific and academic content — that you can use under the terms of our copyright licenses.