Dissension in the open access ranks on CC licenses and strategy tips for scholarly publishers
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"Following are my tips for scholarly publishers facing pressure to adopt CC-BY licenses....There are strong and valid arguments for why CC-BY is the license that most closely fits that BOAI definition of open access. However, I would argue that there are flaws in CC-BY that make it incompatible with the larger definition and aims of BOAI. For this reason, I would advocate that CC-BY-NC-SA is actually the strongest open access license, as this ensures open access downstream...."