Creative Commons Attribution License Question
nono2sco at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 15 15:35:02 EST 2005
I have to agree with Greg here about being confused as
to what you want to do.
You can either work from the licenses back as Greg is
describing or maybe just give us a hypothetical
situation of how you see your work being distributed
For example, I put my work on p2p, user A downloads
it, I would like him to be free to X but not to Y and
--- Greg London <email at greglondon.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure what you want to do here.
> If you want to allow anyone to use your work
> then the attribution-only license is fine.
> This would allow folks to use the work verbatim
> or to create derived works and use them
> The attribution license is CC-BY
> Basically, it allows other people to do just about
> with the work, but they have to give you credit as
> an athor.
> This requirement sticks to the original and all
> of the work.
> Everything else is pretty much allowed. Commercial
> creating derivatives, etc.
> Is that what you're looking for?
> The sampling licenses are slightly more restricitve
> the CC-By license. Sampling allows commercial use of
> derived/sampled/montage versions of teh original.
> for advertising)
> Plain sampling does not allow the original to be
> at all.
> Sampling-plus allows the original to be distributed
> So, sampling is more restrictive than
> The non-commercial does not allow any commercial
> copying, distributing, or derivatives. whole
> original or in part.
> no exceptions.
> If you want poeple to copy, distribute, and create
> of your work for commercial and non-commercial
> purposes but give
> you credit as the author, then use attribution.
> if you want some commercial restrictions, then you
> might look
> at one of the sampling variants.
> If you don't want any commercial use at all, then
> you want CC-noncommercial.
> So, Mitch, the spectrum of licenses from most Public
> Domain like
> to the most restrictive would be something like:
> All Rights Reserved
> Do any of those fit what you wanted to do?
> Oh, and just so Evan gets his vocabulary lesson for
> the day,
> CC-BY and Sampling-Plus are gift economy licenses.
> Sampling and NonCommercial are market economy
> Gift economy licenses are less restrictive and give
> poeple more rights.
> Market economy licenses are more restrictive and
> allows the author
> to give some rights to people but withold more
> rights to themselves.
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