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Re: Creative Commons update and steps forward



On Sun, 03 Apr 2005 11:51:56 -0400 Evan Prodromou wrote:

[...]
> I got email from Lawrence Lessig this week that their new general
> counsel, Mia Garlick, has been reviewing the debian-legal summary and
> will have a response for us by 8 April.

This is good news.

> We'd like to have a telephone
> conference between Debian representatives and Creative Commons to
> discuss our problems, their responses, and see where we go from there.

May the Fo...err... Source be with you!  :)

> 
> The DPL has tapped me to be the "Debian official" for this process.

Good!

[...]
> Goals and Criteria
> ------------------
> 
> My goal for this workgroup is to make works licensed under Attribution
> or Attribution-ShareAlike licenses acceptable for inclusion in Debian.
> A secondary but less optimal goal would be to clarify definitively
> that Creative Commons does not intend work available under these
> licenses to be free.

I agree.

[...]
> I definitely think license text changes would be
> optimal for all of the recommendations, if possible.

Indeed.


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