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From Richard Fontana <rfont...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: New versions of CC licenses
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2013 16:29:42 GMT
On Wed, Dec 04, 2013 at 10:03:17AM -0500, Jeffrey Thompson wrote:
> Luis,
>      
> luis.villa@gmail.com wrote on 12/04/2013 01:56:04 AM:
> 
> > As I believe I've noted here before, CC (4.0 and earlier) has an
> > anti-DRM provision that makes it a poor fit for the embedded/mobile
> > space
>  . . .
> > there is nothing else in 4.0 that would be
> > problematic.
> >
> > Luis
> >
> I'm not sure I agree with that summary.  The anti-DRM provision is more than
> just a "no-technological measures" requirement.  At least from a potential
> commercial user's perspective, Section 2.a.5.B effectively requires carrying
> forward the CC license terms verbatim in the user's license to its customer.
>  Isn't that a problem from an Apache licensing policy perspective?  

That's arguably true of the BSD licenses too, and the Apache License 2.0 itself.

- RF



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