[cc-licenses] Need clarification: What is "commercial"?
zotz at 100jamz.com
Sun May 6 15:46:39 EDT 2007
On Sunday 06 May 2007 11:17 am, Greg London wrote:
> > The fragmentation comes from Alice's gesture of
> > making something free (to share at the very least)
> > which is then levered into commercial space and
> > suddenly becomes very un-free.
> Ah, so the concern is Alice records a song,
> licenses it CC-SA, then Bob comes along and
> uses the compulsory license to make a
> Non-Free cover of Alice's song. And Bob's
> version remains AllRightsReserved.
> I believe that is a legal possibility.
> I don't see it as a huge issue.
> Where copyleft becomes extremely important
> is when you have a community project that
> spans many, many generations of derivations,
> many, many contributers.
But this is exactly how music would work in the absence of copyright law.
all the best,
(da idea man)
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