[cc-community] Identi.ca - my new Creative-Commons-enabled microblogging service

Nathan Yergler nathan at creativecommons.org
Thu Jul 3 21:12:04 EDT 2008


On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 5:56 PM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 03 July 2008 19:43:10 Fred Benenson wrote:
>> FWIW Evan has made the site's source available for free, also opening the
>> possibility of drew  starting a BY-SA competitor.
>
> Sure, same answer I get over at ccmixter which only uses BY and BY-NC. I am
> not wanting to start my own site at the moment and hope never to be moved to
> write my own license.

There is a middle position (between accept CC BY and run your own
site) -- write a patch for the code to enable selection of a specific
license.  Of course Evan may not be interested, but it's a
possibility.

>
> I am asking what I think is a simple question and not getting a straight
> answer. I am not impatient for that answer at this point yet, but I will
> point out that it has not yet been answered yet when people say that it has
> though.
>
> all the best,
>
> drew
>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 3:46 PM, Terry Hancock
>> <hancock at anansispaceworks.com>
>>
>> wrote:
>> > drew Roberts wrote:
>> > > On Wednesday 02 July 2008 15:59:03 Rich Vázquez wrote:
>> > >> When you sign up, you have to check:
>> > >> My text and files are available under       Creative Commons
>> > >> Attribution 3.0 except this private data: password, email address, IM
>> > >> address, phone number. http://identi.ca/main/register
>> > >
>> > > I do not think this answers the question(s) I asked.
>> >
>> > ISTM that it does...
>> >
>> > The site is all CC-By and you have to agree to this to use it. Don't
>> > like CC-By? Don't use the service.
>> >
>> > Personally, I think this is fine for the purpose: it makes no sense to
>> > apply a copyleft on such tiny works as the overhead would be burdensome.
>> >
>> > But of course, if you wanted to use a different license, you won't be
>> > happy with these terms.
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> > Terry
>
>
>
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