Copyright and Licensing

Creative Commons License

Entelechy Associates research reports, white papers, and blog posts are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The Legal Code (the full license) is located here, However for most purposes, the following summary should suffice.

You are free:

  • to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • to Remix — to adapt the work

Under the following conditions:

  • Attribution — You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
  • Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial purposes.
  • Share Alike — If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.

With the understanding that:

  • Waiver — Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder.
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    • The author’s moral rights;
    • Rights other persons may have either in the work itself or in how the work is used, such as publicity or privacy rights.
  • Notice — For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page.


All work must be attributed by citing the original Entelechy Associates report, white paper, and or blog post, including a link to the source material and a link to the Entelechy Associates website (

Requests for waivers

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To be clear, We don’t consider sharing and adapting Entelechy Associates work on a personal blog that has is running a couple of Google Ads to help offset the cost of hosting to be commercial use. So provided you follow the attribution guidelines it will be fine.  However, if you are running a business that might in any way benefit from sharing and adapting Entelechy Associates work then it must be licensed.