CC-aware filesharing (was Re: License Validation Web Application)
ml at creativecommons.org
Thu Oct 16 17:16:13 EDT 2003
dcrkid at optonline.net wrote:
> Filesharing programs that are (CC)-Aware are essential,
> because with the latest RIAA lawsuits it'll be a relief to
> be able to search for mp3s marked OK for filesharing.
Yes, that will be good.
> It'll be nice for me, i'm an avid filesharer (until the RIAA
> mass-threat of lawsuits. now i hide out on IRC sharing
> only cartoons.) and the first program which comes out
> with such a feature will probably get a usership boost.
You can still (and I encourage you to) share CC-licensed and public
domain content on P2P networks without fear. You can find plenty at
repositories linked to at <http://creativecommons.org/getcontent/>.
> Now if only KaZaA and ShareAza could start work
> in that area...
Generally the rest will in short order imitate a feature once one of the
popular clients has an implementation. I predict that will happen with
CC licenses. :-)
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