[Hpr] Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) - Feedback desired.

Thaj Sara thajasara at gmail.com
Thu Aug 5 06:24:55 PDT 2021


Sounds good to me.

On Mon, Aug 2, 2021 at 10:04 AM Ken Fallon <ken at fallon.ie> wrote:

> TL;DR Should we move from Creative Commons 3.0 Unported license to their
> 4.0 International ?
>
> This is what @clacke found out about the difference.
>
> Highlights:
> - The renaming from "Unported" to "International" reflects less need for
> porting, thanks to improved language recognized in more jurisdictions.
> - Improved readability and clarity in general
> - Grace/cure period similar to GPLv3
>
>
> Hi All,
>
> The creative commons are now at version 4.0 International
>
>
> https://creativecommons.org/faq/#which-is-the-latest-version-of-the-licenses-offered-by-creative-commons
>
> "Which is the latest version of the licenses offered by Creative Commons?
> In November 2013, Creative Commons published the version 4.0 license
> suite. These licenses are the most up-to-date licenses offered by CC,
> and are recommended over all prior versions. You can see how the
> licenses have been improved over time on the license versions page. 4.0
> has been drafted to be internationally valid, and will have official
> translations becoming available after publication."
>
> We currently release under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0
> Unported license
> http://hackerpublicradio.org/stuff_you_need_to_know.php#license
>
> I would prefer to maintain the Share Alike aspect, which is still
> considered a free license, but update it to 4.0 International.
>
> Version 3.0 seems to have a "or later" clause although I am not a lawyer
> so please make up your own minds.
>
> https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode
> https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode
>
> Thoughts ? Anyone want to send in a show about this ?
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Ken Fallon
> http://kenfallon.com
> http://hackerpublicradio.org/correspondents.php?hostid=30
>
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