Yahoo! has introduced a new search engine that specializes on documents and materials that are protected by the Creative Commons licenses and are therefore easily made available for distribution and modifications. These licenses are a new type of copyright which is more flexible than the present one and aiming to favor the distribution of intellectual property. The contents of such documents can thus be reproduced and modified as long as certain rules are observed to. This means that Yahoo can enables its users to search material on the web which fall under this copyright category, ahead of its competitors.
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