What is a Creative Commons License?
(and why should I care)
“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”?