Creative Commons: Important information you need to know
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For photographers and other image copyright holders, Creative Commons licenses are an easy way to license your images for free. At the same time, Creative Commons licenses, or “CC licenses” as they are also known, are sometimes also responsible for causing confusion among photographers and image users alike.
The reason for this stems from the term “free of cost” often being interpreted as meaning “free of rules”, which is not actually the case. This confusion often leaves many users and photographers alike wondering, “what are Creative Commons licenses exactly?” In the following sections we’ll outline everything you need to know about dealing with CC licenses to give you a clear understanding of how these licenses work.