[Foundation-l] Attribution survey, first results

Mike Linksvayer ml at creativecommons.org
Fri Mar 6 19:29:51 UTC 2009

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 4:19 AM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/3/4 Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org>:
>> 2009/3/3 Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>:
>>> Excellent. Getting some idea of community opinion is very important.
>>> However, has anyone carried out my suggestion of consulting with the
>>> CC lawyers?
>> We've been in repeated conversations with CC about the possible
>> attribution models. CC counsel has commented specifically that
>> attribution-by-URL is a permissible attribution model that is
>> consistent with the language and intent of CC-BY*.
> And that explicitly included offline reuse? If so, it looks like we're
> ready to present a final proposal for the community to vote on. Even
> with such a small sample size, those numbers are pretty conclusive.


Mike (not the CC counsel but just spoke to her)

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