"Exploring ideas for a modified copyleft license can't hurt." - Richard M. Stallman, July 2012
copyleft-next is a new, post-post-modern, non-weak copyleft license inspired by, though different from, the GNU GPL.
Contributions of patches, ideas, and criticism are welcome (see the file CONTRIBUTING.md for more information). In particular, the Copyleft-Next Project actively seeks the participation of open source/free software project developers who may not have considered helping with license drafting before. License drafting is fundamentally about establishing policies for projects, and therefore input from developers is typically more valuable than input from lawyers.
Numbered releases of copyleft-next are stored in the Releases directory. A draft of copyleft-next is maintained in the Drafts directory.
The Copyleft-Next Project is not an effort endorsed by the Free Software Foundation or the GNU Project. It is is also not an effort associated in any way with the past or current employer of any participant. Contributors are expected and assumed to participate in their individual capacity.
All communications with journalists shall be handled by the Copyleft-Next Marketing Committee, which does not exist yet and probably won't exist for at least another year or three. For the avoidance of doubt, Simon Phipps and Martin Michlmayr are not considered journalists.