Cool things are indeed happening these days. It’s been almost five years since Googles acquisition of Youtube, and the video giant is still a very separate creature from the rest of Google. A sign of this is Youtube’s independent steps towards introducing comprehensible licensing to it’s content.

Youtube video editor goes CCYoutube just announced the introduction of Creative Commons licensing as a part of the Youtube video editor. The idea is that users will spot videos available for sharing, editing and remixing with less efforts than previously.

Users will have access to the new CC features later this week. YouTube will join forces with newsrooms like C-SPAN, PublicResource.org, Voice of America, Al Jazeera, providing a library of over 10,000 Creative Commons videos available for users to play with.

Read more about about Youtubes CC roll-out here.