What is the license on annotations?

What is the license on annotations?2021-09-17T14:39:48-07:00
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Public annotations are published under the Creative Commons CC0 Public Domain Dedication. The CC0 Public Domain Dedication allows free copying, modification, distribution and performance of your contributions, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. We note that Creative Commons has provided additional public domain guidelines that we strongly support— Most importantly, if you use contributed content in your annotations, please give proper credit and provide a link to the original source.

Annotations made privately (visible to “Only Me”) or in a group are the property of the individual user (“All rights reserved”) and are not in the public domain or licensed under Creative Commons.

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