The Creative Commons is a collection of licenses that allow content creators to adjust the restrictions that they place on their work.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
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 Not recommended for software
Creative Commons does not recommend using CC licenses for software.