Answered By: Paris Carr
Last Updated: Aug 24, 2021     Views: 4

Creative Commons is a non-profit that offers an alternative to copyright licenses. It provides licenses that allow you to make and use created works with varying degrees of openness. There are a variety of different creative commons licenses, and not all of the licenses allow for commercial use of the work. It’s important to verify the details of the license and make sure you follow all listed stipulations before using the material. 

For more information, please see the Copyright Office’s Guide on Permission Free alternatives, include Creative Commons.