[cc-licenses] Attribution license

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Tue Oct 3 18:53:50 EDT 2006


On Tuesday 03 October 2006 08:26 am, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 07:51:34PM -0400, Greg London wrote:
> > On 10/2/06, Mark Brown <broonie at sirena.org.uk> wrote:

snip.
>
> > Platforms are new areas as well.
> > New hardware, new players, new platforms,
> > are created to copy and distribute works
> > from teh Commons, they create a new
> > space outside the existing commons,
> > and the principle of Freedom being a
> > two way street still applies.
>
> This is the point of divergence: I don't see the existance of individual
> copies of a work that can't be freely used as having a substantial
> effect on the freeness of the work.  Requiring people distributing
> restricted copies of the work and derivitives to also provide
> unrestricted copies means that the work can be used in a free manner.
> The platform is restricted, the work is not.

Even if we agree... What are we to do when all platforms are thus restricted 
and we cannot get our hands on unrestricted platforms. Will someone please 
address this.

all the best,

drew

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