Saturday, March 26, 2005

Lessig - Yahoo adds Creative Commons Search

Lawrence Lessig:
Late last night, Yahoo! launched a Creative Commons search engine, permitting you to search the web, filtering results on the basis of Creative Commons licenses...

...I met their senior management last October. They had, imho, precisely the right vision of a future net. Not a platform for delivering whatever, but instead a platform for communities to develop. With the acquisition of Flickr, the step into blogging and now this tool to locate the welcome mats spread across the net, that vision begins to turn real.

Also spotted on Slashdot and James's blog. Yes, Yahoo is most certainly getting its act together. I'm also eagerly awaiting the 1GB e-mail space on Apr 1. Google beware!

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