open content

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined by David Wiley as OpenContent in 1998[1].

Noun[edit]

open content (uncountable)

  1. (sometimes attributive) Creative work that others can freely and legally copy or modify.
    Many websites are copyrighted and do not have any open content.
    Wiktionary is a wiki-based open-content dictionary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grossman, Lev (1998-07-18), “New Free License to Cover Content Online”, in Netly News[1], archived from the original on 2000-06-19, retrieved 2010-01-12