[cc-community] Another article about CC and photography. WAS: Why Photographers Hate Creative Commons

Jon Phillips jon at creativecommons.org
Tue Jan 8 22:10:11 EST 2008

In reading the comment thread, seems the commenters have done a fairly
good job of rebutting these long articles.

I'd be curious to hear if anyone who has read this believes there is
actually any constructive pieces to be addressed and/or added as feature


On Tue, 2008-01-08 at 20:16 +0100, Burobjorn wrote:
> There seem to be some more questions raised by photographers.
> I just read this 'Creative Commons License Flaws Claimed' on 
> Slashdot[1]. I've read the first article[2] of three and it contains 
> some flawed examples and misinformed or wrong interpretations of the 
> CC-licenses. However it also contains some -perhaps- valid points in why 
> CC might not always be as useful/understandable for photographers.
> I don't have time to read all three articles written by the author Dan 
> Heller at this moment, but perhaps other people have some spare time to 
> engage in a constructive discussion with him about the CC licenses and 
> at least clear up some of his confusion.
> [1] http://ask.slashdot.org/askslashdot/08/01/08/1738232.shtml
> [2] 
> http://www.danheller.com/blog/posts/creative-commons-and-photography.html
> grtz
> BjornW
> rob at robmyers.org wrote:
> > http://rising.blackstar.com/why-photographers-hate-creative-commons.html
> > 
> > Short version: because they don't understand the licences. ;-)
> > 
> > Some of the comments are good.
> > 
> > - Rob.
> > 
> > 
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