[okfn-discuss] Radiohead Release Data For Video (CC-NC)
ml at creativecommons.org
Tue Jul 15 21:11:24 BST 2008
On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 4:22 AM, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
> On 15/07/08 11:57, Rob Myers wrote:
>> Releasing the data is great, but is it copyrightable and NC-able?
> Probably not -- though it would depend. Obviously they would have been
> better off using a data-oriented license here.
I can't say I've looked closely, but I'm not sure it is useful to
think of this as 'data' unless you also consider a digital video
recording to be 'data' -- this is just more sparse. Of course
everything is data, but that's not particularly useful for
>> Either way, NC on data isn't good. It would have been nice for
>> Radiohead to be the first Open Knowledge performers. ;-)
Noooooooo! Please, let's give credit to artists who have been
effectively releasing art as OK for years, even if they aren't as
famous as Radiohead.
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