zotz at 100jamz.com
Sun Jan 14 10:49:41 EST 2007
On Sunday 14 January 2007 09:57 am, Rob Myers wrote:
> Audun Myhra Bergwitz wrote:
> > Wouldn't one solve the problems with NC by rather having a commercial
> > license based on percentages? Ie something which says that you're free
> > to use this any way you like, but if you make any money by the use you
> > owe me X % of that in royalties (RY). Any percentage of 0 is 0, so then
> > non-commercial would be anything where there's royalties=0?
Just looking at this again, actually, wouldn't NC be anything where RY=100,
that is, you have to give me everything you make on it? Which is effectively
NC?? Is it?
> I've just read "Promises To Keep" and the "Alternative Compensation
> System" proposed in that uses a percentage system for derivative works.
Has anyone here ever read Ted Nelson's book and looked at project Xanadu?
He has wanted to have something like automatic use and royalties built into
the system for a long time.
The system is supposed to handle the royalties accounting automatically.
> This isn't how Fair Use currently works though, so I'm not particularly
> keen on it, even though I do see how it looks fairer than a world in
> which the only options are NC and ARR.
> - Rob.
all the best,
(da idea man)
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