On Wed, 2003-12-31 at 16:41, Nathanael Nerode wrote: > Ben Reser quoth: > > Ignore the trademark issue. The copyright issue should be much clearer. > > Surely SPI knows who made the logo and that person can certify that it > > is an original work? If SPI can do that they have a case of a clear > > derivative work. If SPI can't do that then Debian needs a different > > logo. > The logo is currently *only* licensed for use to represent Debian > (although it is considered preferable to change the copyright license, > it hasn't been changed yet, pending strengthening the trademark > protection). This is a clear-cut copyright infringement. > Licensed for use *how*? International Copyright Law doesn't give you the power to restrict use of a copyrighted item, only how that item may be copied and/or distributed. And afaik, we don't hold a trademark on the logo. Scott -- Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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