Vimeo Adds Creative Commons License Agreement Options to Its Feature-Set

Artists Can Easily Express How Others Can Use and Distribute Their Original Content  

Vimeo®, an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ: IACI], now offers Creative Commonslicensing options for its members. Creative Commons licensing helps artists to define the specific usage rights that allowothers to use, perform, distribute, and make derivative works from their original works. With an easy selection of one ofsix free Creative Commons licenses, artists can retain their copyright while choosing to allow others to use their workgiven proper credit and maintenance of simple conditions specified in the Creative Commons agreement.
"Creative Commons licenses have been a highly desired feature by the Vimeo community. By offering this new feature,we help make it easy for creators to allow others to use their works while still maintaining their copyright," said DaeMellencamp, Vimeo’s General Manager. “Supporting video creators with the tools and services that they need to sharetheir work the way they choose is one of Vimeo’s main goals."
"This is great news for Vimeo users of all kinds," said Eric Steuer, Creative Commons' Creative Director. "It’s now easierthan ever for video creators on Vimeo to share their work on their own terms - they can simply select a CreativeCommons license to offer some rights to the public, while reserving other rights exclusively. Meanwhile, people lookingfor high quality videos that they can legally share, use, adapt, and remix can find them on Vimeo, where an ever-evolvingcollection of work is available for use under Creative Commons’ permissive copyright licenses."
Creative Commons offers six primary license agreements, each with its own set of terms governing, among other things,attribution requirements, derivative works, and commercial use. Complete details can be found at Creative Commons’website, www.creativecommons.org.
About Vimeo, LLC
Leading high quality video sharing site Vimeo® is a vibrant, respectful community of users who showcase their creativityand individuality. The site features beautifully produced video from its many talented content creators and videoenthusiasts. Launched in 2004 and headquartered in New York, NY, Vimeo offers users a video sharing experience that isboth entertaining and easy to use. Vimeo is listed as a Time Magazine Top 50 Website in 2009. Vimeo, LLC is asubsidiary of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).
Jessica Casano-Antonellis
Vimeo
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About Vimeo
Vimeo empowers video creators of all kinds to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 80 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform and provides powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible. Headquartered in New York City and with offices around the world, Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.

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