Share-Alike Open, But Not Non-Commercial

Rufus Pollock has a new post arguing that the Share-Alike clause of the Creative Commons license is open, but the non-commercial clause is not. From the post:

To reiterate: it is a mistake to view the set of licenses as some continuous spectrum of ‘openness’ with PD at one end and full rights reserved at the other — with the implication that all licenses in between are more or less open.

David Wiley responds. Steve O’Connor on why he choses CC BY.

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One response to “Share-Alike Open, But Not Non-Commercial

  1. Thanks for any ebook at fair price of $ 5 per year.
    It should not be free.
    Writer has a right to get some earnings
    plus it is required for sustainability.
    Thanks billion for any effort for ebooks.

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