BBC Opens Archives for Creative Repurposing

The BBC, via the Creative Archive License Group is temporarily opening its news archives to the U.K. public, specifically for people to access, remix, podcast and otherwise subject the content to creative repurposing. Some restrictions apply, for example, the content may not be used for commercial purposes, and anything created using the content must, itself, be released under the Creative Archive License.  The following online story, published by Digital Music News reveals some of the details.

The big content providers are finally waking up to the vast creative potentials of their vaults (even if it doesn't bring them direct and immediate revenues).  It's a good thing to remember that the output of one process is simply the input to another; fodder for the next step.  What's considered a final product at one stage of the creative process may simply be a starting point for the next.  Pass it on….

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