[cc-licenses] NonDerivative NonCommercial Licenses

rob at robmyers.org rob at robmyers.org
Thu Mar 2 04:31:39 EST 2006


Quoting Terry Hancock <hancock at anansispaceworks.com>:

> AFAIK, "noncommercial fan fiction" is usually tolerated by
> the copyright holder, but is actually illegal.

Yes, fanfic is derivative work:

http://www.chillingeffects.org/fanfic/faq.cgi
http://www.chillingeffects.org/fanfic/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fan_fiction#Legal_aspects

And you cannot cc-licence what you do not hold the rights to. :-(

- Rob.




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