FOSsil Bank Update (6 October 2012)

Posted on 6 October 2012



  • Terms of Service; Didn’t Read, a website that labels and rates the terms of service of different sites (IndieGoGo: €8,766/€10,000; 5 days left)
  • One Shot is a new tabletop RPG from open gaming stalwart Tracy Barnett. (Kickstarter: $1,378/$3,000; 29 days left)

On Wikipedia

  • I’m drafting a Wikipedia entry on public copyright licences and would appreciate any feedback you have. You can email me, leave a message on my Talk page or even be bold and edit the draft yourself.


  • is a French link aggregator for works under various public copyright licences.
  • is a website that allows you to ask for money to re-license works.
  • Soundcloud provides songs for playing and downloading. You can search for CC licensed works.

Libre works



  • Tears of Steel, the result of the Mango Project, is a tongue-in-cheek sci-fi film. (CC BY)

Electronic games

  • Yo Frankie! is a game where you control aggressive rodents. (CC BY and GNU GPL)



Tabletop games


  • Source Code Pro is another Adobe typeface; this one is monospaced and tailored for programming. (SIL OFL)
  • Open Dyslexic is a font that’s easier for people with dyslexia to read. (CC BY)


Proprietary shareable works

  • How Open is It? is a guide to defining how open a work is. (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • Disasteradio is a ‘FUN MUSIC / FAST MUSIC’ band from New Zealand. (CC BY-NC-ND)
  • Heifervescent is a fun one man band. (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • Girl Talk samples pop songs to create new works. (CC BY-NC)
  • Magnatune is a music streaming and download site. (CC BY-NC-SA)
  • La Educación Prohibida is a documentary about alternartive education. (CC BY-NC-SA)
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