[cc-community] NC/ND

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Thu Dec 15 08:15:57 EST 2011

On Wednesday 14 December 2011 17:29:09 Maciej Pendolski wrote:
> 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.

Actually, altough it may at first seem counterintuitave, *if* cc is going to 
drop one of BY-NC and BY-NC-SA, I think that BY-NC should be dropped and 
BY-NC-SA kept.

all the best,


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