[cc-licenses] After Disney or: Help Robot George Get A Life

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Thu Aug 10 08:14:41 EDT 2006

On Thursday 10 August 2006 06:32 am, Lars Porsena wrote:
> > Except I thought the requirements included
> > holding exclusive commercial rights to the
> > "Organization", and granting the community only
> > NonCommercial rights.
> yes, that is correct. I think Rob was making a plea for
> leaky buckets :)
> BTW, I like the Magnatune model a lot though, great idea:
> non-exclusive use, 50% split followed by CC-BY-SA-NC
> opens the party up a lot more to individual creators.
> Even better in this case, where use is non-exclusive it effectively
> forces (always good) the Org to be all the things it should/could:
> eg a solid citizen, effective brand, promoter of talent.
> I'm strongly tempted by this.
> It's a pity Magnatune is obviously wildly unsuccessful: do we draw
> any conclusions here?

The conclusion to draw on my part is that the NC bit is getting in the way of 
my being a big fan and promoter.
> Or: is anybody else using CC licenses at the heart of a business model
> and actually making a go of it? A flip round the CC website suggests not.
> Thanks,
> Lars

all the best,

(da idea man)
Record a song and you might win $1,000.00

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