Gnuheter is the leading Swedish open source and free software forum,
providing information, news, gossip and discussions in a Slashdot.org
Systems engineer Patrik Wallstrom and lawyer Mikael Pawlo founded Gnuheter
in year 2000. Gnuheter was distributed "copyleft" from the start. Some
users complained that the license was ambiguous. Gnuheter's editors have
always wanted the content to be as open as possible and Creative Commons
Attribution-ShareAlike-license helps Gnuheter maintain the balance between
openness and the Swedish copyright law's moral and distribution rights.
Gnuheter has some 64,000 visitors a month.
The key license terms of the Creative Commons
1. The licensor permits others to copy, distribute, display, and perform
the work. In return, licensees must give the original author credit.
2. The licensor permits others to distribute derivative works under a
license identical to the one that governs the licensor's work.