[cc-community] Free Speech
ryan_mcgregor at shaw.ca
Wed Feb 23 15:10:46 EST 2005
>They could be arranged in the "spectrum of rights" order,
>from CC-ARR at the top, all teh way down to CC-PD at the bottom.
>>> Thought experiment: how does this differ from placing someone else's
>>> file without a license on a p2p network? Is it encouraging
>>> infringement, comparatively, and giving some sort of secondary
>>> liability? Does the fact that CC are making these licenses that you can
>>> slap on anything give them any kind of liability?
>If it does, then Free Speech is truly dead.
Creative Commons Corporation could limit their liability (if there is
any) by placing text on their license selection pages stating that you
must own full rights to all content you release under a Creative Commons
License or have express permission from the copyright owner, whether
through a similar license agreement or through direct contact with the
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