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From Simon Phipps <si...@webmink.com>
Subject Re: An example of the license problems we're going to face
Date Tue, 30 Aug 2011 16:41:02 GMT
On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 5:39 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 12:34 PM, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 5:31 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> Suppose someone wants to take parts of
> >> the AOOo code, along with the associated documentation, and create an
> >> iPhone app from it.  The ALv2 would permit them to do this with the
> >> source code, but CC-BY 3.0 would not allow the same for the
> >> documentation.  Similarly, one could not take the documentation, add
> >> value to with additional content, and then sell it for $0.99 for the
> >> Amazon Kindle.
> >>
> >
> > Please can you explain why you believe this to be so?
> >
>
> "You may not impose any effective technological measures on the Work
> that restrict the ability of a recipient of the Work from You to
> exercise the rights granted to that recipient under the terms of the
> License."
>
> IANAL, but that was the clause that got attention on legal-discuss
> when reviewing CC-BY 3.0.
>
>
Ah, so Kindle-specific. Thanks.

S.

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