Licenses are the known Legal and Economic instruments through which the conceptual framework of organization and management, production and distribution are manifested both internally and with the society. The cooperative desired to produce products, instruments and tools based on Commons Based Peer Production requiring a suitable license that not only enables production methods and resources to be copied by another similar organization or firm, but also to protect from enclosure by powerful extractive organizations.

We have been contemplating & learning from the available licenses such as :

Parameters for License Selection

  • Time & Legal battle Tested
  • Anti-Enclosure (enclosure immune)
  • Pro-Left acceleration