Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Jun 2006 22:54 UTC
Features, Office Users of Microsoft Office can now choose one of the Creative Commons licenses for work created in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Microsoft and Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization that offers flexible copyright licenses for creative works, partnered with 3sharp LLC to develop and test this new copyright licensing tool, known as the Creative Commons add-in for Microsoft Office.
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Always had that choice...
by Archangel on Thu 22nd Jun 2006 01:13 UTC
Archangel
Member since:
2005-07-23

We've always had the choice to place anything created in Word, Excel or Powerpoint under any license we choose. If I write a book in Word, I can 'license' it any way I please, because it's *my* book. If I want everyone to be able to read it, I can place it under the CC license if I want. Microsoft providing some tool to write that on a document isn't changing anything at all.

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RE: Always had that choice...
by Sphinx on Thu 22nd Jun 2006 04:12 in reply to "Always had that choice..."
Sphinx Member since:
2005-07-09

Maybe they've just been assuming everyone is as anal as they are until recently.

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