[cc-licenses] New licensing buttons
lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 01:55:32 EDT 2007
The "Availability of source data" plank strikes me as a problem,
because it is burdensome. Authors should be able to make a processed
version free without being required to include their sources.
On 4/1/07, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> The http://freedomdefined.org/ team is happy to announce the
> publication of a new set of licensing buttons for Free Cultural Works.
> These can be found at:
> They clearly identify works as being under a particular license, and
> also show the "Free Cultural Works" logo which symbolizes that all the
> Four Freedoms from http://freedomdefined.org/ are granted to users of
> the material (including the often denied freedom to make commercial
> The Definition of Free Cultural Works was recently adopted by the
> Wikimedia Foundation for Wikipedia and its sister projects, and is
> also linked from the Free Software Definition at:
> These buttons are in the public domain; there are no trademarks or
> other rights claimed, either.
> I would like to encourage all authors adopt these buttons to show your
> support for the freedom in Free Culture.
> Peace & Love,
> DISCLAIMER: This message does not represent an official position of
> the Wikimedia Foundation or its Board of Trustees.
> "An old, rigid civilization is reluctantly dying. Something new, open,
> free and exciting is waking up." -- Ming the Mechanic
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