[KS] Korean Commons?

Frank Hoffmann hoffmann at koreaweb.ws
Wed Sep 5 21:01:06 EDT 2012

Lauren Deutsch wrote:

> There is a very active “creative commons” online through 
> which wonderful exchanges are flourishing ...
> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

Lauren, I cannot follow? Can you please explain what you mean to say. 
The link and website you refer to is about an alternative, and now 
world-wide very popular licensing contract, mostly 
used by programmers (as explained in my earlier posting: 

As an EXAMPLE, if you download the commercial (paid, for profit) Linux 
operating system "Red Hat Enterprise Linux" for your home computer or 
for an Internet server, then you need to agree to the very license you 
are referring to in your posting (when installing it)--see here: 
And, when you download the more popular free remake of the very same 
OS, CentOS, then the same license is applied.

In the end, all this STILL is about protecting intellectual rights of 
authorship, just in a somewhat 'softer' way, in the spirit that the 
inner workings of the Internet as such introduced to us.


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