Attribution Issue

Matt Barton mbarton3 at
Tue May 25 20:57:55 EDT 2004

I strongly object to the removal of the attribution option from the 
"Choose your License Issue." I think that by removing this option, CC is 
appearing to support the idea that artists should claim ownership or 
their material and require other people to offer attribution for 
borrowed materials. Even if only 3% of artists are willing to give up 
attribution, that's far more than enough to justify its remaining as an 

Matt Barton
University of South Florida

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