[cc-licenses] NonDerivative NonCommercial Licenses

Jonathon Blake jonathon.blake at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 21:12:56 EST 2006

Terry wrote:

> I would actually find it simpler if "NC" simply meant you could sell copies of the work.  The problem with this is the well-established "broadcast+sponsors" model that have used commercially for decades (TV/Radio).  Because this relies on indirect monetization it makes artists crave to recover the indirect monetization from their works (or fear "exploitation" by it), but it's really a somewhat odd system, since there's no direct sale of the work.

I think you've described the motivtion for wanting to use the NC licence.

>I don't think CC's "NC" clause is it, either.

It isn't, but I think that it is a step in finding out what will work.


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