paying artists (was: Re: Freedom or Copyright? - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation) (FSF)

simo simo.sorce at
Thu Feb 14 18:29:29 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-14 at 18:49 +0100, Stian Rødven Eide wrote:
> > is another site that does something similar, although
> > they select their artists (and thus on average quality is much higher).
> > There you can pay with a credit card and you can decide if you want a CD
> > burned and shipped to you, or just download the bits (you get to choose
> > how much to pay and 50% goes to the artist, which compared to 2-7% from
> > record labels is a big difference).
> > Music is not released under CC, licenses (IIRC) but I've found their
> > licensing terms to be quite reasonable.
> Actually, all of Magnatunes music is free for non-commercial use and
> licensed under CC-BY-NC-SA. See
> (at the bottom of the page).

Even better, I didn't remember exactly what they used, I think they
switched licenses at some poit, but memory is fuzzy, thanks for the


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