Re: [LAU] CC for dummies

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Date: Saturday, March 13, 2010 - 2:54 pm

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Hi,

On Saturday 13 March 2010 11:29:29 Atte Andr=E9 Jensen wrote:

With "all rights reserved" you alone are the one to decide what to do with =
it,=20
or the production firm you sold the rights to. Which is already the most=20
prominent disadvantage of "all rights reserved": if the producing firm boug=
ht=20
the exclusive rights, they tell you what to do with your music.
If you publish your music by some CC license you as the artist are more fre=
e.

And with CC licenses the listeners (your audience!) and other artists are m=
ore=20
free.
If you choose a SA-option, others might use parts of your music in their wo=
rks=20
(of course giving credit to you!), if you choose an non-commercial option,=
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they can't sell these derived works.
Note that you can still sell the music and are not bound to the NC because =
you=20
are the copyright-holder, you can license your music to others under what=20
license you choose. You can license it as CC-SA-NC and at the same time mak=
e a=20
fortune selling commercial rights to warner...

> 2) What's the disadvantages for the artist with CC compared to "All

Some said you can't sell it anymore because nobody will buy it when its fre=
e.
To see if that true, look if people downloading your last album for free fr=
om=20
your webspace also paid...
Just a week ago I bought a CC-licensed book on amazon after I downloaded th=
e=20
pdf for free. Some people like free licenses and still pay for not needing =
to=20
print a book for themselves:-)

> 3) What's the advantages for the consumer with CC compared to "All

=46or the consuming-only consumer its mostly the fact that there are no dum=
b=20
(and partly illegal) restrictions like "no private copies, no processing ot=
her=20
then bought".
=46or the deriving consumer or the public-playing consumer, the CC licenses=
=20
usual give more freedom.

> I assume there's no disadvantages for the customer with CC...

Yes, there are. If its SA-based, there is no more illegal sample ripping fo=
r=20
real gangsters. :-)

Please note that I am no lawyer. I just read a book from irights.info (anot=
her=20
book bought by me while its content are available for free) and other sourc=
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like the cc-homepage.

Have fun,

Arnold

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[LAU] CC for dummies, Atte André Jensen, (Sat Mar 13, 10:29 am)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Ken Restivo, (Tue Mar 16, 9:29 pm)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Arnold Krille, (Sat Mar 13, 2:54 pm)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Burkhard Ritter, (Sat Mar 13, 11:33 pm)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, drew Roberts, (Sat Mar 13, 2:00 pm)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Nils Hammerfest, (Sat Mar 13, 11:54 am)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Monty Montgomery, (Sun Mar 21, 5:40 am)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Burkhard Wölfel, (Sat Mar 20, 7:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Burkhard Wölfel, (Fri Apr 2, 12:02 pm)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, drew Roberts, (Sat Mar 13, 1:52 pm)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Marco Milanesi, (Sat Mar 13, 11:10 am)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Burkhard Wölfel, (Sat Mar 20, 7:56 pm)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Marco Milanesi, (Mon Mar 22, 3:01 pm)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Burkhard Wölfel, (Thu Mar 25, 6:58 pm)
Re: [LAU] CC for dummies, Atte André Jensen, (Mon Mar 15, 8:21 am)