[cc-licenses] cc-licenses Digest, Vol 36, Issue 5

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Mon Mar 6 07:34:57 EST 2006


On Monday 06 March 2006 04:42 am, rob at robmyers.org wrote:
> (I am not Creative Commons.)
>
> Quoting Adam Fields <cc-licenses345982 at aquick.org>:
> > Is this contrary to the spirit of creative commons?
>
> CC are helping you to manage your rights and to allow people more use of
> your work than they would have under baseline copyright law. So I'd say it
> is not contrary at all.

On this basis no.
>
> It is contrary to various not-yet-complete ideas about "Free Culture" that
> people have, but that is another matter.

I think that the problem may arise from the name itself.  "Creative Commons" 
singular, or at least perceived as singular by many. Any yet, people who 
favour certain licences to the exclusion of others may have very little in 
common and very little to share with each other. They do not in fact have "a 
common pool to draw on" in creating new works in keeping with their ideals.

Of course, I may be missing the mark completely with this thought.
>
> - Rob.

all the best,

drew
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