copyright or not

so far it was always a yes or no question.
do i copyright my work or don’t i?
creative commons.org offers a very elegant compromise, where you can reserve some rights, but still leave your work open to reproduction.
for instance you can choose a licence, that permits others to copy, distribute, display, and perform your work, but asks them to attribute it to to you. they call this option by attribution with this symbol.
i am still hesitant what licence i should get for this blog. old hippie that i am i so far opted for the licence, that allows everybody to use my stuff with the exception if the work is used for commercial purpose. i am still hesitant to add the standard… hmmm. the cool thing is that it lets you adapt the licence to your needs later. great approach to this tricky matter of copyright.

About Jan Zuppinger

Jan Zuppinger has been writing this blog since 2002. He likes to grow vegetables. He likes to eat them too. He has opinions on everything, but sadly no one cares. Jan Zuppinger is not joking, just joking, he is joking, just joking, he's not joking. *click.