[hackerspaces] Wiki license

Christie Dudley christie at HackCounsel.com
Mon Apr 21 23:44:03 CEST 2014

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We discovered with one of our projects that because we didn't do the
NC license we got a TON of publicity for what we did. I highly
recommend allowing commercial reproductions (with attribution!) so the
news agencies can pick it up if you want.


On 4/21/14, 13:07, Iain R. Learmonth wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 03:04:57PM -0300, hellekin wrote:
>> What's your hackerspace's wiki license?
> At 57North Hacklab, we're CC-BY-SA. I considered a NC variant, but
> really I don't care if people make money off things, as long as
> they share their derivatives and acknowledge the hacklab/its
> members.
> It wasn't until we went to get a free wildcard SSL cert from
> Globalsign that we bothered with a license though. Advertising the
> open source license for the materials was a requirement for getting
> the free cert.
> An interesting other thing: "4273pi is a freely available,
> customised distribution of Raspbian GNU/Linux for the low-cost
> Raspberry Pi computer. 4273pi is for those wishing to teach, learn
> or use bioinformatics on the Raspberry Pi. 4273pi includes 4273pi
> Bioinformatics for Biologists, an Open Access bioinformatics
> course."[1]
> [1]: http://eggg.st-andrews.ac.uk/4273pi/
> I met the guy that put 4273pi together, and they're releasing the
> course materials as CC-0 because they assume people will rip it off
> anyway and they have no intention of expending effort trying to
> stop people from ripping it off.
> Iain.
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