[cc-community] NC/ND

Maciej Pendolski beholder0x100 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 17:29:09 EST 2011


On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 11:18 PM, Joe Corneli <holtzermann17 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Are NC/ND works contributing to a rich commons?  It's not entirely
> clear that they are.  For example, there are things like Kahn Academy,
> but Salman Kahn could have released everything on YouTube without the
> CC-By-NC-SA license, and would it have made a difference?  It seems to
> me that the CC-By-NC-SA license is a bit of an afterthought.  The
> technology (free videos) was the main idea.  Does the license matter
> at all in this case?
>

My hope is that CC-By-NC-SA is a starting point and that it slowly drills a
hole in a heart telling it to do the next logical step and drop NC part.
Without such "continuity" (eg. if NC licences will be re-branded) this
could be less likely to happen.
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