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February 26, 2003

Creative Confusion

MovableType 2.6.x added a CreativeCommons Licence module (off by default, but all too easily turned on). This has touched off a bit of a brouhaha, as various prominent bloggers grapple with the implications of turning it on.

A very good legal analysis of these implications is helpful.

Personally, I thought that the CC licence I chose for this blog closely mirrors the prevailing ethic in the scientific community. I’m happy with that choice, and I know that I will surely have to live with it.

Posted by distler at February 26, 2003 1:49 AM

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