[cc-community] Want your comments and feedback on Selling CC-By-SA-NC
narendra at narendrasisodiya.com
Tue Oct 5 05:50:21 EDT 2010
On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 3:05 PM, Gautam John <gautam at prathambooks.org> wrote:
> On 5 October 2010 15:02, Narendra Sisodiya
> <narendra at narendrasisodiya.com> wrote:
> > He can try for selling the DVD at Zero rupee and and add more price in
> > Shipping charge will include - actual shipping charge + DVD writing
> > charge + your profit.
> > I want your opinion on this trick. Will this still violate NC-clause ?
> I think it would. In my opinion, the NC clause is violated when it is
> commercially used and if there is a profit,
No, there is no profit. He is selling DVD free of charge(zero cost). He is
taking shipping charge. At normal website, you will find shipping charge as
40 INR but at this website, you will find the shipping charge is 100 INR.
There is absolutely no profit over DVD.
commercial should be defined as -- "selling with non-zero price"
I am not taking at money for DVD and content. I am taking money for
== Why i am doing so ==
I project admin of http://schoolos.org SchoolOS is a Linux distro which
Indian cannot download because it is 2GB and next version will be 4GB. only
way to distribute is to sell DVD. I am not doing it. on schoolos website you
can find student operated shops. SchoolOs suppose to contain videos and
e-books along with OS. I am willing to distribute this some CC-*NC* content
with DVD. So I am figuring out solution to do it.
there is commercial use. I
> do not think it necessary to enter the area of what is commercial use
> - it suffices that there is an element of profit, as clearly stated in
> your example, even if it is being hidden in the shipping charge.
> Thank you.
│ Narendra Sisodiya
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