8128Re: Copyleft and Fukuoka's books
- Nov 8 6:47 PM--- In email@example.com, "laurie \(Mother Mastiff\)"
>yes, but also the spending power of people in the world varies widely ;)
> I admire Radiohead for their grand experiment. The fact that it was a
> long awaited album helped them, also the fact that it was better than
> some of their other offerings. I noticed that the reports of how much
> people paid and how many people paid varied widely.
> They offered material THEY owned, and let the people choose. LovelyMore and more groups are using this model:
> if you can afford such a gesture.
is a good form to skip intermediaries and to share their work widely.
> Most people won't pay any more than they must, to acquire anythingThanks for the suggestions. This is a topic we have to think about it
> they want or need.
> Did Fukuoka have family or heirs? He died very recently. Perhaps his
> estate is still being sorted out.
> It would make sense to identify and approach whoever inherited the
> rights to his books, and ask THEM about offering the books in
> electronic form, on the basis you admire. If they admired his values
> and share them, who knows, they might agree.
> If he had no heirs and left the rights to the publisher, I suspect you
> would have a more difficult time persuading them of the value of
> allowing buyers to choose the price.
when publishing our works in other areas (different than music) like
NF, Permaculture or ecology in general.
Some samples: Graham Bumet has a book (the Permaculture a begginer's
guide) with this kind of license:
Plants for a future website:
and some publications like the Spanish "El Ecologista":
We must spread widely our ideas and principles to fight against bad
Off course you/they can publish your/their NF works with privative
copyrights, but for me this means less people doing seed bombing :) a
slower process and we don't have too much time.
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