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Spectacular SpaceX Images are Free on Flickr

SpaceX, the commercial Space company founded by Elon Musk has created an account on Flickr and published over 100 pictures under a Creative Commons licence. In so doing they are apparently following NASA’s lead which has traditionally made photographs available in the public domain. Motherboard reports that SpaceX originally used an Attribution-NonCommercial licence but later […]

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British Library Adds 1 Million Free Images to Flickr

The British Library has just uploaded a million images to Flickr, and they’re all copyright-free! The images come from books held by the library dating from the 17th, 18th and 18th century which have been digitised by Microsoft. The Library hopes to “stimulate and support research concerning printed illustrations” and plans to launch a crowdsourcing […]

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