Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


More on LinuxToday


Free Software Magazine: Free Art and Copyright Conflicts

Oct 28, 2005, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Terry Hancock)

"In 2000, I was a much more naive person when it came to both free software and the legal environment in which it exists. To be fair, I suppose I was far from alone.

"At that time, the idea of applying free licensing to artwork was pretty new (the Creative Commons hadn't really built up much steam, even if they did exist, which they probably did, but I can't remember). There were a lot of theories about the reasons why it was hard to motivate artists to use free licensing, perhaps because an awful lot of people were still fuzzy about why programmers did it..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: