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

Greg London email at greglondon.com
Tue Mar 7 13:54:31 EST 2006


> As I've said - I use CC-NC-ND to license my photos. I'm not selling
> them. I don't want others to sell them. If you want to print out a
> copy to hang on your wall, great. If you want to use it on the cover
> of your brochure, I want to hear about it and possibly say no.
>
> Beyond money, there is certainly a concept of control here. I don't
> necessarily want my work being used for the benefit of organizations I
> don't agree with, so I'm not ready to give blanket permissions that
> would allow that. I tend to think of this as "aligning missions".
>
> But this is pretty clearly "my work", not a gift economy. I think
> we're saying the same thing.

yep. you're not creating a gift economy.
and you want to retain individual control
over some of your works.

me too:
http://www.greglondon.com/hunger/

And I've given away the rights to some of my works.
http://www.greglondon.com/bountyhunters/

Greg




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