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Questions tagged [cc-by-nc]

For questions about the Creative Commons CC-BY-NC (Attribution-NonCommercial) license

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What does it mean for a closed source project to have a permissive licence (CC BY-NC)?

Earlier today I was installing a small free program hosted on GitHub. The End-User License Agreement shown when installing had a few things, but what stood out was: [...] is licensed under a ...
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Can public schools use CC BY-NC content?

Can a fully tax-funded public school use music licensed under CC-BY-NC in a video to promote its educational programs?
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Will I be in trouble if I alter or innovate a work that is under CC Non-Commercial, and use it to my project?

I am a Blender animator, and I have found a lot of designs at thingiverse.com and I want to use them for my project. But I found out that the designs that I've downloaded are under Creative Commons - ...
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Is a newspaper a commercial activity in regard to CreativeCommons NC clause?

In a French newspaper from Sunday the 27th of August La voix du Nord, a picture from xkcd is reproduced in an article on page 39. Not only the author is not quoted, which is an obvious violation of ...
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Do I need a highcharts licence if I'm developing software for a non-profit

Highcharts is supposed to be an open source chart project that is free for personal use and for non-profit organisations. For non-profit organisations and individuals it is licensed under the Creative ...
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Is a government organisation commerical or non-commerical?

Assume that someone is working on a government project either as a government employee or a contractor working on a site which will be delivered and then subsequently maintained by a government agency....
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How to license open source service for commercial projects but restrict it to backend usage

How would you license an open source service (server with frontend) which is a tool let's say to monitor software applications. I'd like to find a license which allows companies to adopt it and use it ...
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Using the name of CC BY-NC 4.0 licensed material [closed]

I was wondering, if I am complying fully with the CC BY-NC 4.0 license. Can I keep the name? For example if the name is Abc, my name is Abc Alphabet. Can the author require me to change it and remove ...
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Can someone re-license an adaptation of my CC BY-NC materials under commercial terms?

In the comments below this answer, it is stated that while there is no ShareAlike clause (that would be CC BY-NC-SA), you would not be allowed to re-license Adapted Materials under commercial terms. ...