[cc-licenses] Alex Bosworth: "Creative Commons Is Broken"

Per I. Mathisen per at leftist.net
Tue Mar 7 06:45:19 EST 2006


On Mon, 6 Mar 2006, Mia Garlick wrote:
> so people criticising CC for a vague definition of NonCommercial is
> wearing a little thin with me. for 9 months we worked on some
> guidelines to try to encapsulate what the different communities
> understood "NonCommercial" to mean....a discussion draft of the
> guidelines was posted on January 10, 2006; see: http://
> creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/5752.

So is this meant to end up in a revised NC license where these things are
clarified? If not, what legal force would such guidelines have?

The big problem with NC is that it is a legal minefield, not a moral one.

  - Per




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