The new Creative Commons search engine is out of beta, with more than 300 million images!

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Will this make it easier for Big Media to find more stuff to claim copyright on? :wink:


It found my Flickr images, but removed the spaces from my tags, so pennsylvania ave became pennsylvaniaave. But it got the license info right and a snippet of code for web use. Haven’t tried the code but at a glance it reads right. Pretty slick.

speaking of free images, I recently published a post on how I source images for my blog:

Many of the sites are CC0, or something similar.


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