[Foundation-l] [cc-licenses] Requirements for a strong copyleft license

Benj. Mako Hill mako at atdot.cc
Sun Dec 2 17:00:00 UTC 2007

<quote who="Mike Linksvayer" date="Sat, Dec 01, 2007 at 06:41:43PM -0800">
> > I would like to kickstart the discussion to get a first for such a
> > license - it could be called CC-BY-SA+ - written as soon as possible.
> > :-)
> I don't know why yet another class of license would be needed -- 
> presumably it could be the next version of CC BY-SA.


I've been frustrated by arguments that I've heard in the last year in
favor of non-commercial use as sort of stand-in for copyleft for
embeddable images. A stronger and more copyleft-focused method would be
a wonderful improvement over that situation. If it's possible. :)


Benjamin Mako Hill
mako at atdot.cc

Creativity can be a social contribution, but only in so far
as society is free to use the results. --GNU Manifesto
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