2. as far as people "making money off of your work without coming to you first" is concerned.
First of all, SA takes care of that to a large extent: no large company will release anything on SA, so they would still need to come to you first to get a special license.
But for the smaller stuff, when I was considering the license for my blog, I went with: well, *I* can't figure out how to monetize it. Why block others? Maybe they will come back and pay me for more.
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