[cc-licenses] Proposed Non-Commercial Guidelines
email at greglondon.com
Tue Mar 7 21:57:38 EST 2006
>> Having read the Proposed Non-Commercial Guidelines here
> The problem, i think, is the word "use"
> in the phrase "using a derivative work". Copyright
> doesn't cover "use" and "use" is pretty damn broad.
Ack! a quick search finds the word "use" occurs 37 times
in the document. The phrase "noncommercial use" is
But there are a number of places where the word "use"
occurs where it is actually referring to a right of
copyright: copy/distribute/create derivative works.
If a right of copyright is intended, the word "use"
should be replaced with copy, distribute, derive.
Don't want people new to copyright to think they have
patent like powers with CC-NC.
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