[cc-community] What does NC means?
fred.benenson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 18:36:28 EDT 2007
On Sep 18, 2007, at 6:21 PM, jonathon <jonathon.blake at gmail.com> wrote:
> Giorgos wrote:
>> 1. BY-NC-ND allows for file-sharing, so BY-NC-ND does not equal (C)
> I didn't saying anything about BY-NC-ND and its relationship to (c).
> I said that BY-NC-ND is a "Your Rights Removed" license.
> Your Rights Removed Licenses start with the premise that the user can
> limits/restrict/prohibit acts that would otherwise be allowable under
> copyright law.
If 'otherwise allowable under copyright law' you mean those rights
protected by fair use, creative commons licenses don't revoke those.
As I'm sure you read, the first thing the legal code states is that
the licenses do not effect one's fair use of the work.
What other uses are there when copyright is routinely interpreted as
"all rights reserved"? Your words imply that there are a set of rights
which fair use doesn't carve out but that traditional copyright
doesn't also doesn't protect, rights that you think cc-by-nd-nc voids.
>> 2. CC users are supposed to read the deed, not the legal code - the
>> deed should be enough
> The only thing that has legal standing is the legal code. People
> dont' read the legal code. They don't realize that they chose the
> wrong license for what they want to accomplish, until after the fact.
>> 3. If the legal code and the deed are not 100% consistent this can be
> The best way to improve it, is to scrap it.
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