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Re: Public review period for Creative Commons 2.0 license draft

On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 03:44:23AM -0500, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> I spotted the following problem in part of the text which isn't actually part 
> of the license:
> "Except for the limited purpose of indicating to the public that the Work is 
> licensed under the CCPL, neither party will use the trademark "Creative 
> Commons" or any related trademark or logo of Creative Commons without the 
> prior written consent of Creative Commons."
> Too broad.  This denies legitimate, otherwise-legal uses of the trademarks, 
> such as for commentary and criticism (uses which will not cause confusion 
> about the trademark to the public).

Trademarks can't restrict that sort of thing anyway. They don't grant
broad control over the use of the subject, like copyright does.

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