Wikipedians against kryptonite

As mentioned previously incompatible widely used copyleft licenses are kryptonite to the efficacy of copyleft. If you’ve made 25 or more edits* to a Wikimedia project, you can vote to liberate Wikipedia from this kryptonite. Vote now, instructions and much more background on the Creative Commons blog.

Original poster by Brianna Laugher / CC BY

* My favorite interview question for any position at Creative Commons goes something like “tell me about your experiences with editing Wikipedia” which serves the dual purposes of testing whether the candidate knows how to use a computer (you’d be surprised) and has any practical clue about the types of collaboration Creative Commons’ work facilitates.

4 Responses

  1. Chris Masse says:

    Why not the Zero Copyright license, rather?

  2. […] F. Masse April 13th, 2009 As instructed by Mike Linksvayer at the Creative Commons foundation, I have just voted “YES“. Please, if you have done […]

  3. Hi Chris, thanks for the plug. I just answered almost the same question on the CC blog, see

  4. […] voted overwhelmingly against kryptonite — for using Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA) as the main content license […]

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