[cc-licenses] How to set properly a license to an offline work?
mia at creativecommons.org
Mon Mar 27 18:03:41 EST 2006
sorry, but i still don't understand this accounting practice of the
nonprofits you have worked at. you wrote:
"* Gift shop reports the gift store reports that they sold 100 000
copies of that "cool object";
* Membership reports that they have 100 000 new members;"
this was in the context of you saying that a nonprofit could sell an
NC licensed object. where is the sale occurring? how is it optional
and yet still a sale & thus getting within a loophole in the guidelines?
On Mar 27, 2006, at 2:14 PM, Jonathon Blake wrote:
> Mia wrote:
>> you must work at a very interesting nonprofit with very interesting
> fundraising practices.
> a) The only difference between the example I described, and what I
> have seen, was that instead of using the CC-NC licence, a much more
> restrictive licence was used.
> b) A few years ago, I decided that I would never work for a
> non-profit, doing fund raising. It is just too unethical, when it is
> legal. [Maybe I worked for a string of unethical non-profits.
> However, given that their operating budgets ranged from over a million
> dollars a year, to under a hundred dollars a year, operated in
> different geographical areas, and had different missions, I doubt that
> what I saw was unusual. ]
>> "the object can't be sold in the gift store. end of story.
> The item was not sold by the gitt shop. The sales were reported by
> the gift shop.
>> as for (ii) - isn't that why we are having this conversation??? :-)
> I just described how a non-profit can sell the item, without violating
> the NC licence.
> The easiest way to clean it up, is to delete everything but D(1)(a)
> from D(1).
> Ethical conduct is a vice.
> Corrupt conduct is a virtue.
> Motto of Nacarima.
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