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Releasing books under CC-license can be useful for different reasons. Cory Doctorow claims it is useful to the sales of his books (fiction in his case). That may differ for different persons/books. What is the business model for creative commons books? Where can be a lot of business models around CC-books. You can give away the eBook as CC but sell the ...


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As far as I know you can find free books here: Project Gutenberg - mostly books with expired exclusive copyright, but a few CC-books too (look for Cory Doctorow) Mobileread - again, mostly books with expired exclusive copyright From both sources you can use and distribute the books without any fees legally in practically all jurisdictions (as copyright ...


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The set of licences that are creative commons allow for copying and distribution of the works, as long as some restrictions are met. These restrictions are represented by two-letter acronyms, that are added to CC, for example CC-BY-SA (the license Wikipedia uses). The meaning of the acronyms are: BY: Attribution - Credit the creator(s) NC: Non commercial ...



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