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Handouts for Non-Pro Members Answered


I was recently asked by a member whether I could send them a copy of the full PDF of my Instructable since they weren't Pro Members. If I were paying for my membership I probably wouldn't consider it. But having won my Pro membership in a contest, the morality of the situation is in question. I have not sent the materials, but would like to know other members' or moderators' thoughts on the morality and/or legality of such handouts. I realize the membership was awarded to me and me alone, but my urge to share my own work is pretty strong.

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laserjocky (author)2011-04-06

Great, thanks for the input everyone!

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gmjhowe (author)2011-04-06

What member was it out of interest? I had a similar enquiry from
https://www.instructables.com/member/kenobr100/

I then offered him one of the stash off 3 month pro's I had. He declined it, and continued to ask for a PDF. I have since ignored him.

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laserjocky (author)gmjhowe2011-04-06

I don't want to name names, but no, it wasn't kenobr.

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Kiteman (author)2011-04-06

Share if you like, it's your work.

As long as you stick to the Creative Commons license (ie don't make money out of it), you can share any of the PDF downloads.

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steveastrouk (author)2011-04-06

Hmm. Well its your work, not 'Ibles. I don't SEE any reason not to share what you have created.

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