Recently Jason gave his reasoning on why he has released his work under a Creative Commons Attribute-Sharealike 2.0 license.
Considering the project has taken around 3 years and $50,000 of investment to make, this is a bold move but one that Jason is happy with. You can read about his thinking on copyright and distribution in this inspiring essay that explains all: Why the BBS Documentary is Creative Commons.
Release features include:
- 5 and a half hours of episodes
- Over 80 minutes of bonus footage
- Commentary Tracks and Statements by Jason Scott
- Easter Eggs
- Subtitles on all Episodes and Footage
- Region-Free DVDS
- No Copy Protection, CSS or Macrovision
- Licensed under Creative Commons
- Includes music by Treewave
- DVD-ROM Section with:
- Thousands of photos
- Additional audio interviews
- Speeches by Jason Scott and guests
The price is $50 plus shipping and handling. You can view the trailers here.