What is a Creative Commons License (and why should I care)? [Video]
“Obscurity is a far greater threat to authors than piracy”
~ Tim O’Reilly
Creative Commons Reference PDF:
Creative Commons License Reference Sheet ..(right click and “Save File. .” or “Download Linked File”)
Creative Commons License Links:
Creative Commons Controversy:
Now it’s your turn. . .
- Have you ever used or thought about using a Creative Commons license on any of your creative work?
- What do you think are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using a Creative Commons license?
- Do you think that Creative Commons really encourages other people to share your work?
- Do you think the benefits of Creative Commons outweigh the risks of giving away some of your legal rights?
- Do you think that the critics of Creative Commons are right when they say that it’s just a gimmick that will eventually force every creative artist to give away their work for “free”?
Tell us what you think!
About the Author
Writer, teacher, and head custodian of the Skinny Artist community. His book "Getting Creative: Developing Creative Habits that Work" is all about finding the time (and energy) to live a more creative life.