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Re: CC Sampling Plus 1.0

"Miriam Ruiz" <little.miry@gmail.com> writes:

> Would you think the license CC Sampling Plus 1.0 from Creative
> Commons would be DFSG-Free?
> I'm not very sure about this part:
> * Re-creativity permitted. You may create and reproduce Derivative
> Works, provided that:
>   1.the Derivative Work(s) constitute a good-faith partial or
> recombined usage employing "sampling," "collage," "mash-up," or
> other comparable artistic technique, whether now known or hereafter
> devised, that is highly transformative of the original, as
> appropriate to the medium, genre, and market niche; and

Trivially non-free. The DFSG freedom to create a derived work is the
freedom to create *any* derived work, not some limited subset as
defined in this license.

>   2.Your Derivative Work(s) must only make a partial use of the
> original Work, or if You choose to use the original Work as a whole,
> You must either use the Work as an insubstantial portion of Your
> Derivative Work(s) or transform it into something substantially
> different from the original Work.

Again, placing restrictions on what modifications can be made is a
non-free restriction.

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Ben Finney

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