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There's no doubt it has played an important role in raising people's awareness of the problems with copyright, and in offering some alternative licenses that ameliorate some of its worst aspects. But there is a danger that people think that CC-
Apparently not, judging by the title of this blog post: " How Creative Commons Can Stifle Artistic Output ." The author, George Howard, begins reasonably enough: Now, the servicing of the muse is not compelled by money, but, rather, other impulses.
The lead singer, Curt Smith, famous for Shout and Everybody Wants To Rule the World, has sold 22 million albums over the last few decades. But now he distributes his music for free online using an innovative license. And that's just one of the real-
At this point it's only implemented a CC-BY option , but it expects to introduce others further down the road. The key to this license is that it allows others to use these licensed videos commercially, which has proven to be a sticking point for
Infringement Charge from the legitimate-license dept There hasn't been too much case law around the legitimacy of Creative Commons licenses, and some have questioned whether or not they're really legitimate. I'll admit that I do have some questions
That license allows truly free distribution, including commercial use, as long as the free license remains in place. But my experience is that most people see the words "Creative Commons" and simply assume the license is Non-Commercial -- because the
25pm CBC Stops Using Creative Commons Music Over Concerns About Commercial vs. Non-Commercial Use from the clear-as-mud dept A whole bunch of you have been sending in variations on the story, first highlighted by Michael Geist that the CBC (Canada's