[cc-licenses] Version 3.0 - Revised License Drafts

Pascal Muller pascalmuller at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 09:34:25 EST 2006

On 11/1/06, Jim Sowers <jim at spincycle.org> wrote:
> Q: Does taking content that has a non-commercial restriction and using on
> a website that runs AdSense violate the non-comm. restriction?  Assume that
> the primary driver of traffic is the use of CC licensed content?
> The language in the license in 4 (c) is: "You may not exercise any of the
> rights granted to You in Section 3 above
> in any manner that is primarily intended for or directed toward commercial
> advantage or private monetary compensation."
> Seems like this could cover a lot of AdSense-based sites.  Just wondering
> what the current thinking is on this.

If those ads are to pay exclusively for the bandwidth bill, and not to make
a profit out of it, I guess it's allowed, because it isn't cial advantage in
that case..

Pascal Muller
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