[cc-licenses] Q

Jaroslaw Lipszyc jl at creativecommons.pl
Sun Oct 1 12:08:48 EDT 2006


drew Roberts wrote:

> The other thing that they could do is to make all players play an unencumbered 
> format. Say wav or ogg. Something that anyone could play with no DRM or 
> patent issues.

Cory Doctorow made an interesting comment, that this inability threatens 
  certain "business" models - those which rely on widespread 
distribution of files:
"MSFT violates the CC licenses in the sense of deliberately omitting 
consideration for them in their product designs — by trumping the will 
of the users of the licenses."
http://www.laboratorium.net/archives/TheZunetheCreativeCommonsandtheDRM.html#comment-444
You may also read the commented article which deals with Zune and fair 
use.
greetings
Jaroslaw Lipszyc




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