[cc-community] [cc-licenses] Attribution: please do not forbid accurate credit

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Tue Apr 10 13:38:41 EDT 2012

On 04/10/2012 01:30 AM, Andrew Rens wrote:
> On 9 April 2012 18:10, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org
> <mailto:rob at robmyers.org>> wrote:
>     On 04/09/2012 10:00 PM, Andrew Rens wrote:
>      > While Jenga is a fun game  but I don't want to play it with multiple
>      > layers of works, removing say one remixed image in a montage art work
>      > filmed in a movie, because of an ex post facto decision by one
>     contributor.
>      >
>      > By contrast removing attribution to 'to the extent possible' is less
>      > burdensome. It is also very much more predictable and manageable.
>     Unless, as I say, it means pulping books...
>     - Rob.
> But how do you get an obligation to pulp books out of remove to the
> extent possible?

When there is a print run of books, how do you remove the credit to the 
extent possible from the cover and front material?

One book is easy enough to sticker or marker. More are more difficult...

> Removal contemplates something less than destruction of a work or
> otherwise there would be nothing to remove them from.

In practise the this may require disposing of existing stock and reprinting.

- Rob.

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