[cc-licenses] (no subject)
zotz at 100jamz.com
Mon Dec 4 20:59:29 EST 2006
On Monday 04 December 2006 08:36 pm, Nic Suzor wrote:
> On 12/5/06, Greg London <email at greglondon.com> wrote:
> > copyleft isn't simply about the content.
> > Ned creates some content.
> > He licenses it CC-SA-NC.
> > You will get a copy of all the content.
> > But only Ned can sell it.
> Only Ned can sell it _on that platform_.
It is NC, only Ned can do so period, except for the tricky sell it but it's
not a commercial use tricks.
> Fine. I hope that competition
> law evolves, and anti-circumvention law is changed to protect only
> legitimate interests. But I don't want to try to do this through the
> licence. I want wide distribution of my works, I want people to build
> off my works, and I want those improvements to be granted back to
> myself and others. If the preferred platform for viewing and editing
> of my works is a locked platform, and people are prepared to pay for
> the privilege of using my works on a locked platform, so be it.
> I'm prepared to vote with my feet (wallet) and not buy the locked
> platform. I'm prepared to challenge the expansion of
> anti-circumvention and copyright law for anti-competitive purposes.
Any ideas on effective strategies?
> I'm not prepared to attempt to do so in an open copyright licence.
I am. I may not like doing it, but I am prepared to. Right now, the fight is
so lopsided that I think it would be wise to use all legal and decent means
to fight this fight.
Even in the CC world, there seem to be very few who actually care about Free.
all the best,
(da idea man)
National Novel Writing Month
Sayings (Winner 2006)
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