[cc-licenses] Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Creative Commons

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Tue Mar 7 08:19:07 EST 2006


On Tuesday 07 March 2006 05:06 am, Jaroslaw Lipszyc wrote:
> rob at robmyers.org wrote:
> >>	1.	-	The right to share without limit, at least noncommercially any
> >>work licensed with any license from Creative Commons.
> >>	2.	-	The right to create unlimited derivative works, at least
> >>nonconcommercially of works licensed with any license Creative Commons.
> >
> > That is, proceeding from which principles or based on which evidence?
>
> I b elieve this activities should be allowed by law in the first place.

OK, I think I agree with you on this point.

> Why? Because novody owns ideas, and non-commercial uses does not
> interfere with authors right to get paid. 

I think it is harder to make this case if we don't speak of the authors right 
to get paid but rather his ability to get paid. (it is just too easy to let 
the tongue slip in this way and that is indeed what the big boys want.)

In any case, it is easy to envision that unlimited non-commercial copying 
could reduce the money the author collects. It is also possible to envision 
that it will result in him collecting more money.

> Since it's very unlikely, that 
> copyroght law will be liberalised soon this seems to be a good set of
> minimal freedoms creative commons should ensure.

I think this as well, but see it being a hard sell. (Actually, I think this 
may not be liberal enoug for my tastes, but my ideas will be an even harder 
sell.)

> greetings
> Jaroslaw Lipszyc

all the best,

drew
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