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 =
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=
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=
And with CC licenses the listeners (your audience!) and other artists are m=
If you choose a SA-option, others might use parts of your music in their wo=
(of course giving credit to you!), if you choose an non-commercial option,=
they can't sell these derived works.
Note that you can still sell the music and are not bound to the NC because =
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=
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=
To see if that true, look if people downloading your last album for free fr=
your webspace also paid...
Just a week ago I bought a CC-licensed book on amazon after I downloaded th=
pdf for free. Some people like free licenses and still pay for not needing =
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=
(and partly illegal) restrictions like "no private copies, no processing ot=
=46or the deriving consumer or the public-playing consumer, the CC licenses=
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=
real gangsters. :-)
Please note that I am no lawyer. I just read a book from irights.info (anot=
book bought by me while its content are available for free) and other sourc=
like the cc-homepage.
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