[Foundation-l] Google knol launches with CC BY default

Michael Snow wikipedia at verizon.net
Fri Jul 25 18:17:39 UTC 2008

Thomas Dalton wrote:
>> It's been pointed out on another list that there is a clause somewhere
>> that says you give Google a load of rights allowing them to relicense
>> your content as they please. So it's not quite as free and open as we
>> might like.
> That sounds like an additional freedom (to Google), rather than a
> restriction. Just because Google can license it under something else
> doesn't mean we can't continue to use it under the original license.
Technically it's not a restriction, right, rather it's a caution about 
being aware of what kinds of control you surrender when entering into 
such an arrangement.

--Michael Snow

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