Linus Torvalds on CC and DRM

Noted many places, Linux creator Linux Torvalds has written on using CC to marginalize DRM: Creative Commons licenses already require that you can’t use technological measures to restrict the rigts you give with the CC licenses. The “Share Alike” license in particular requires all work based on it to also be shared alike, ie it … Read More “Linus Torvalds on CC and DRM”

CC on Seybold DRM Panel

I’m speaking on a DRM Roundtable 10:30AM tomorrow at Seybold San Francisco. The panel will address current and future trends in Digital Rights Management (or the pejorative: Digital Restrictions Management). We have two FAQs addressing Creative Commons and DRM, reproduced below: Is Creative Commons involved in digital rights management (DRM)? No; we prefer to describe … Read More “CC on Seybold DRM Panel”