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Jul 01, 2021
- 3DModelsCC0 - Library of public domain 3D models.
Oct 08, 2020
- MyStockPhotos - A collection of images dedicated to the public domain through CC0.
- Wikipedia: PD software - List of PD software on Wikipedia.
Feb 14, 2020
- Foodiesfeed - A place to upload and find images of food without any copyright restriction.
- NegativeSpace - A repository of CC0 images.
- Old images on Pixabay - New images on Pixabay are not in the public domain, as they are released under the Pixabay License (among other things, incompatible with the GPL). Pixabay switched to the new license in 2019. Prior to that change, Pixabay used the CC0 waiver. Therefore, old images are still in the public domain, despite being misleadingly tagged with the Pixabay License. Before using an image, check what the state of the terms of service was at that point in time.
- PxHere - To find and upload CC0 images.
- Rijksstudio - Rijksmuseum digitised and made available public domain works from several artists including Rembrandt, Vermeer, and others.
- Skitterphoto - A place to upload and find CC0 images.
- SpaceX media - SpaceX media no longer lists its images as being in the public domain. Even on Flickr, it uses a CC-BY-NC license. However, old images (from here to here) had indeed been placed into the public domain and have no copyright restriction (including some images on Flickr).
- Old images on Unsplash. Unsplash no longer uses CC0, so new images are not in the public domain (but all images released before the license change still are).
- WTFPL - PD-equivalent license (not actually public domain).
Oct 23, 2019
- Communia - Nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that expand the public domain and increase access to and re-use of culture and knowledge.
Oct 12, 2019
- Public Icons - Collection of free icons.
Jun 14, 2019
- HDRI Haven - High-resolution HDR panoramas under CC0.
Mar 23, 2019
- BlendSwap: CC0 search - Quality CC0 3D models (not only) for Blender.
- dotcolon - CC0 fonts.
- FreeMusicArchive: CC0 search - Many CC0 songs.
- Freesound: CC0 search - Thousands of CC0 sound effects and recordings.
- Kenney - High-quality game art under CC0.
- Martin Vorel - Photographer releasing his very high quality photos under CC0.
- Opengameart: CC0 search - Huge number of CC0 game art.
- PublicDomainFlix - Watch public domain movies online.
- Public Domain Review - Professional quality reviews of works in the public domain.
- comicbookplus - Read old PD comics online.
- Project Gutenberg - Thousands of ebooks mostly in the public domain, in a variety of formats.
- Wikisource: PD search - Thousands of PD books and texts.
- Internet Archive: PD search - A huge amount of PD works.
- Wikimedia Commons: PD search - Millions of PD media (images, videos, sounds, ...).
- Libregamewiki: PD Games - Completely PD games.
- single_file_libs (⭐7.6k) - Many small PD libraries for programmers to use.
- WikiData - Huge amount of data about the world, released under CC0.
- The Pig and the Box - Children book about the dangers of DRM, later released under CC0 (CC-BY-NC-SA no longer applies).
Dec 16, 2018
- Samuel Killermann - Multi-disciplinary artist who puts his gifts to work to achieve global justice.
- The Safe Zone Project - Online resource for creating powerful, effective LGBTQ awareness and ally training workshops.
Nov 18, 2018
- Why I Release Things into the Public Domain - Brief history of copyright law and how it has evolved to harm society instead of help it.
Oct 09, 2018
- Standard Ebooks - Hundreds of classics, beautifully formatted and typeset.
Aug 24, 2018
- Healthy Enough - Helping you become as fit and healthy as possible.
Mar 15, 2018
- Luapower - Deploying and sharing Lua modules with a unique philosophy.
Jan 26, 2018
- Go Beyond - Blog without a tagline.
Nov 20, 2017
- Every Shirt Is Political - Shirts that are ethically made, hand-printed, and pay what you can priced.
Oct 30, 2017
- Uncopyright: All Rights Released - Hub for the uncopyright movement, with lists of works, questions, answers, and other information.
Aug 20, 2017
- IndieWeb - People-focused alternative to the "corporate web", movement that provides advocacy and education to domain owners.
Aug 18, 2017
- CC0 1.0 Universal - Full text and explanation of CC0 at Choose a License.
Aug 17, 2017
- Creative Commons - Organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.
- Open Knowledge International - Organization whose mission is for everyone to have access to key information and the ability to use it freely.
- Creative Commons CC0 - About the CC0 public domain dedication.
Aug 16, 2017
- Using CC0 for Public Domain Software - Drawbacks of using CC0 to license computer programs.
- Cost of Freedom - On the dream for a free culture.
- LibreStock - Search all public domain stock photo websites at once.
Aug 14, 2017
- #NEWPALMYRA - Reconstruction of the ancient Palmyra city in virtual space.
- Eclipsophile - All about solar eclipses.
- FibroHaven - Creating a community of compassion, understanding, and healing for those with chronic illness.
- Steve Pavlina - How we can deliberately invite, process, and integrate new experiences.
Aug 13, 2017
- Placing Documents into the Public Domain - Legal details of this process.
- Opposition to Copyright - Wikipedia article discussing opposition to copyright.
- ARIHERZOG - Posts on digital and political topics, as well as minimalism.
- Awesci - Entertaining articles mixed with scientific information.
- Billy Shih - Blog of a web developer at Full Circle.
- ExpandBeyondYourself - How to transform your life via personal growth and progress.
- HoboDrifter - Posts from a former world traveler.
- How To Be Kind - Kind words for a kinder world.
- Jay Tarlecki - Personal website of Jay Tarlecki.
- Referee Mindset - Helping referees develop skills to be the best they can be.
- Ryan Boren - Lead developer of WordPress at Automattic.
- Serendipity Journal - Journal of experiences with growth and faith from a Christian perspective.
- LibriVox - Audiobooks read by volunteers.
- Abandoning Copyright: A Blessing for Artists, Art, and Society - Discussion of how concentration of power is undesirable in every industry but particularly detrimental in the cultural field.
- Who's Afraid of the Public Domain? - Breaking down five common assumptions about creative individuals.
- Openclipart - High quality, easy to use clip art.
- StockSnap - Stock photography without any copyright restrictions.
- Unlicense - Template for disclaiming copyright monopoly interest in software you have written.
- QuestionCopyright.org - Nonprofit organization that provides advocacy and education to help cultural producers embrace open distribution.
- Anti-Copyright - Describes how intellectual property is not the same as material property.
- Anti-Copyright Resources - Large list of essays against copyright.
- Kakoune (⭐8.4k) - Text editor inspired by Vim that features multiple selections, a client-server window architecture, and primitives for text manipulation.
- Laws That Choke Creativity - Lawrence Lessig presents an argument for reviving our creative culture.
Jun 23, 2017
- CopyrightFreePhotos.com - Galleries of photos, each with their own theme.
Jun 19, 2017
- Simple Tech Tutorials - Computer tutorials with a focus on simplicity.
May 23, 2017
- Kopimi - Symbol showing that you want a work to be copied.
May 13, 2017
- Zen Habits - Finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives.
- Lively Days - Vegan recipes.
Apr 16, 2017
- David Reed Smith - Making tatting shuttles and drop spindles, and occasionally writing articles for fun.
- DesignerCandies - High quality graphic design resources for use in design projects.
- Gwenn Seemel - French-American artist, painter, portraitist.
- Michael Beil - Supporting the web. Developing. Playing music.
- gr0wing.com - Personal and global change.
- Melissa Miko - American writer, thinker, and entrepreneur.
- mnmlist - Less is the answer.
- Puro compás - Tango music and dancing.
- SQLite - Embedded SQL database engine.
- youtube-dl - Command line program to download videos from YouTube and other video sites.