[cc-licenses] Founders as a module? was Re: Getting to Version 3.0

Mike Linksvayer ml at creativecommons.org
Thu May 18 11:06:14 EDT 2006


On Thu, May 18, 2006 07:34, Terry Hancock wrote:
> I haven't heard any explanation of why the "Founder's Copyright" isn't
> simply designed as an extra module.

"Founder's Copyright" was thought to require a contract between a trusted
organization and the copyright holder, another beast entirely.

There should be no need to add additional modules to the licenses
themselves to effect delayed licensing.  Just say that the license is only
offered after yyy.mm.dd.

Prodigem (a bittorrent hosting service) has been doing this for awhile,
e.g.,
http://www.prodigem.com/copyright_plus_prodigem/by-nc-nd/2.0/20060516

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 Mike Linksvayer
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