What is Creative Commons?

”Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.” – Taken from http://wiki.creativecommons.org

How can it protect images?

You can allow or alternately disallow commercial use of your work and let people know if you want them to be able to use your work, to add to it in their own way, as long as they abide to the conditions you have specified.

How can you find content with a creative commons license?
There are millions of pieces of work ranging from photographs to music to audio/visual that you are free, and legally able, to use under the terms of the copyrighted material.
Here is an example of work that is copyrighted with a creative commons license.

Creative Commons License
Burnout by Jordan Kai Smith is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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