A listing of data sources that may prove useful to researchers interested in issues pertaining to the growth and use of Creative Commons and a Free or Open Culture as well as related legal, technological, social and economic issues. Many of the sources provide country or regional stats and world maps which will be useful when comparing to the data presented herein.
UNDP Human Development | Freedom House Freedom In The World | Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index | Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index
MPAA Research and Statistics | RIAA Key Statistics | RIAA Piracy Report | IFPI Music Market Statistics | BSA/IDC Software Piracy Report
Chilling Effects | WIPO Global IP Office Directory | WIPO CLEA | WIPO Patent Report
Herdict | OpenNet Initiative | Media Cloud | ITU Indicators | Miniwatts Internet World Stats
IMF World Economic Outlook | EconStats | Heritage Foundation Economic Freedom
OECD Country Profiles | CIA Factbook
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