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Copyleft

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Finding Alternatives in a World

Helen Poot
Christopher Rios
Definition of

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Copyleft

rights

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© rights
History
GNU Project
1983
Founded Richard Stallman

1985
The Free Software
Movement

1998
The Open Source
Movement

2001
The Free Software
Definition
•The freedom to run the program, for any purpose
(freedom 0).

•The freedom to study how the program works, and


adapt it to your needs
(freedom 1).

•The freedom to redistribute copies so you can


help your neighbor (freedom 2).

•The freedom to improve the program, and release


your improvements to the public, so that the
whole community benefits
(freedom 3).
Access to the source code is a precondition for freedom 1 & 3.
Not meant Trying to
for create
Created balance,
Software,
in 2001 but compromise
inspired , and
by the GPL moderation
in
copyright

Note: Creative Commons is no longer endorsed or supported


by Richard Stallman.
ow Work
Licenses
Deeds
Attributio
n

Must give
credit to
the creator.
Non-
commercial

May not use


content for
commercial
purposes.
Share
Alike

Must license
any
derivatives
under the
same
original
license.
No
Derivative
s

May not
create
derivatives.

Licenses

Attribution Attribution No Derivatives


Attribution Non-commercial
Share Alike

Attribution Non-commercial
Attribution Non-commercial
No Derivatives

Attribution Share Alike


Resources
Content
Creative Commons

flickr.com

the Freesound Project Open Clip Art Library


ccMixter
Software
OpenOffice.org SourceForge.net Firefox

Audacity
Ubuntu Linux
Source
Audacity. Retrieved April 2, 2007 from http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

s
ccMixter. Retrieved April 2, 2007 from http://ccmixter.org/

Copyleft. Retrieved March 26, 2007 from


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyleft

Creative commons. Retrieved April 2, 2007 from http://creativecommons.org/

“Some rights reserved”: building a layer of Reasonable copyright


. Retrieved March 21, 2007 from http://creativecommons.org/about/history

Creative commons licenses. Retrieved March 21, 2007 from http://creative


commons.org/about/licenses/meet-the-licenses

Creative Commons (2006). Learn more about creative commons. Retrieved April
14, 2007 from http://creativecommons.org/learnmore/

flickr.com. Retrieved April 2, 2007 from http://flickr.com/

The free software definition. Retrieved March 26, 2007 from


http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html

The freesound project. Retrieved April 2, 2007 from


http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/

OpenOffice.org. Retrieved April 2, 2007 from http://www.openoffice.org/

SourcForge.net. Retrieved April 2, 2007 from http://sourceforge.net/

Ubuntu Linux. Retrieved April 2, 2007 from http://www.ubuntu.com/

The font used in this document is Tuffy, available at http://www.tulric


Source
s
Dobroide. (2006). 20061030.metal.door.open.ms.flac. Retrieved at
http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/samplesViewSingle.php?id=24645

Lessig, L. (2002). The future of ideas: the fate of the commons in a


connected world. New York. Vintage.

Neonaeon. (2006). Out1.wav. Retrieved at


http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/samplesViewSingle.php?id=16573

Purbrick, J. (2005). Hardcore. Retrieved at


http://ccmixter.org/media/files/jimpurbrick/1902

Simpson, C. (2005). Copyright for schools: a practical guide. Worthin


gton. Linworth Books.

Stallman, R. (2007). What is copyleft? Retrieved March 26, 2007 from


http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/copyleft.html

Steuer, E. (2006). Share the wealth. Remix (June), p. 64.

Williams, E. (2006). Made for sharing. why creative commons is an


idea whose time has come. Creative Review, (June), 3.

Williams, S. (2002). Free as in freedom: Richard Stallman’s crusade for


free software. New York: O’Reilly Media.
2007 Helen Poot and
© Christopher Rios
This presentation licensed
under
a Creative Commons license