what is the point of the right to redistribute?

Something I’ve never understood about Creative Commons is the emphasis on redistribution rights. For the most part, CC licenses focus on who can upload a copy of a file. A song under any CC license can by uploaded by anybody whose activity fits within the terms of the license. For example, the Attribution-Sharealike license allows […]

guitar lessons as the transmission of culture

Per NPR Thousands of guitar students lost a valuable resource last week. The most popular guitar teacher on YouTube saw his more than 100 videos yanked from the site. The reason: a music company accused him of copyright  infringement for an instructional video on how to play a Rolling Stones song. Culture relies on shared […]