Open Education Handbook/Open Licences

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The definition used in the Open Definition effectively limits open content to libre content; any free content license would qualify as an open content license. According to this narrower criteria, the following still-maintained licenses qualify:

In addition to Open Definition aligned licenses, more copyright licenses exist. For example, the full suite of Creative Commons licenses are outlined at http://creativecommons.org/licenses. Below are the CC licenses as aligned to a spectrum from Least Open to Most Open. Examples of use for each license are provided at http://creativecommons.org/examples.

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