[AktiviX] copyright configuration: licensing commercial use?

mp mp at fsc.cc
Tue Jun 29 12:33:41 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 10:47, cc wrote:
> One thing that should be sorted sooner rather than later
> is the license, by default MediaWiki uses the GFDL, I was
> thinking about changing it to the Creative
> CommonsAttribution-ShareAlike 2.0

good plan! I support the Creative Commons project as a very good
elaboration of the Copyright/Copyleft "regime" kicked off by the GPL.

I would, however, suggest:
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/; because it also
prevents immediate commercialisation (without consent), but of course it
would be possible to negotiate a "good organisation's" use of the
material, but to let it be possible, in principle, for Rupert Murdoch to
just use the stuff is a bit too permissive for my taste. I like sharing,
but not with just anyone (fascists, capitalist pigs etc. are some

>  [1] or another
> alternative is to public domain everything like the
> InfoAnarchy wiki [2] -- any strong views on this?

as above..


PS: for those also involved with Indymedia, it would be something to
think about for the publishing page: "tick the box with your preferred
copyright license" (which would then have a range of Creative Commons
options, and one CC license as default).

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