Re: Creative Commons 3.0 Public draft -- news and questions
Francesco Poli wrote:
> While analyzing the license draft, I noted something strange.
> The anti-DRM clause quoted by Evan is, substantially, the one found in
> clause 4(a):
> | You may not impose any technological measures on the Work that
> | restrict the ability of a recipient of the Work from You to
> | exercise their rights granted under the License.
> There's another one in clause 4(b), which is very similar, but not
> | You may not impose any effective technological measures on the
> | Adaptation that restrict the ability of a recipient of the
> | Adaptation from You to exercise their rights granted under the
> | License.
> Please note the adjective "effective"!
> A) Why are these two clauses different from one another?
> B) Is the difference relevant with respect to DFSG compliance?
> C) Does specifying that only *effective* technological measures are
> forbidden imply that parallel distribution (of DRM-encumbered and
> DRM-*un*encumbered copies) is allowed for Adaptations?
It's strange that these two clauses are different, but I think they are
It seems that CreativeCommoons wants to fight against DRM using the CC