Creative Commons gets play in the NY Times

the Larry Lessig-led Creative Commons project's about to have a big week. first, the New York Times Technology section has a quick story on the initiative. next, the project's going to have its coming out party at this week's O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference (my friend Lisa Rein's the technical architect of the project -- she's one of the people presenting).

Creative Commons (which is actually a non-profit corporation) is trying to become both a clearinghouse for non-restrictive intellectual property licenses -- where creators can pick or create a suitable license for their work -- and a repository of public-domain content.