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Attribution CC BY
Allows others to distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This license is highly accommodating and is recommended for widespread dissemination and use of licensed materials. Full Details
Attribution-ShareAlike CC BY-SA
Permits others to remix, tweak, and build upon your work for commercial purposes, provided they credit you and license their new creations under identical terms. Often compared to "copyleft" free and open source software licenses, this license ensures that all derivative works also allow commercial use. It is the license used by Wikipedia and is recommended for projects benefiting from content incorporation from Wikipedia and similarly licensed sources. Full Details.
Attribution-NoDerivs CC BY-ND
Allows redistribution, both commercial and non-commercial, as long as it remains unchanged and in its entirety, with proper credit to you. Full Details.
Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC
Permits others to remix, tweak, and build upon your work for non-commercial purposes. While their new works must acknowledge you and remain non-commercial, they are not obligated to license their derivative works under the same terms. Full Details.
Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike CC BY-NC-SA
Enables others to remix, tweak, and build upon your work for non-commercial purposes. They must credit you and license their new creations under identical terms. Full Details.