The Creative Commons is a collection of licenses that allow content creators to adjust the restrictions that they place on their work.
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Pro Easy to use licensing decision tool helps customizing the license type
The Creative Commons has an easy-to-understand utility for choosing which style of the Creative Commons you want to use.
Pro Can restrict commercialization
A popular optional clause to the creative commons is the "Attribution-NonCommercial" clause, which restricts work to non-commercial use.
Con Can restrict commercialization
Con Not recommended for software
Creative Commons does not recommend using CC licenses for software.