· Creative Commons develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation. http://creativecommons.org/
· iCommons is a registered U.K. charity that promotes collaboration among proponents of open education, access to knowledge, free software, open access publishing and free culture communities around the world – http://icommons.org/
· The Foundation for P2P Alternatives functions as a clearinghouse for open/free, participatory/p2p and commons-oriented initiatives. It aims to be a pluralist network to document, research and promote peer to peer alternatives – http://p2pfoundation.net/
· Public Knowledge is a Washington, D.C.-based public interest group working to defend citizens’ rights in the emerging digital culture. Its first priority is to promote innovation and the rights of consumers while working to stop any bad legislation from passing that would slow technology innovation, shrink the public domain, or prevent fair use – http://www.publicknowledge.