Originally Posted by Brutha
Then you have people like Seth Godin. He published an 100+ ebook and put it out under Creative Commons.
Then someone went and published it as a paper book.
He wasn't exactly happy about it.
I don't see your point...
I was saying, if incompletely, that there were good and solid reasons why IP law exists, even if I hate IP with a passion. That there were attempts to patch the holes it ignores, and that the main reason most people don't use them is because they don't know about them.
Godin used CC, and thus he has the right to sue. I don't remember that incident, so I can't actually speak to it or its relevance.