[cc-community] permission coverage
ml at creativecommons.org
Thu Aug 24 11:53:30 EDT 2006
Sounds reasonable to me, but again I am not a lawyer.
Where you state that the document is covered under BY-NC you may want to
add "except where otherwise noted" as you wouldn't be licensing such
photographs under BY-NC.
On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 01:51 -0700, Ricardo Velasco wrote:
> If on the document itself we mark the images permitted only for
> educational uses with:
> "Permission has been granted to use this image for educational
> purposes only. Thus, if this work is changed into something that is
> not educational, this image must be removed."
> Could that work?
> Some of the images used in the document were made for use with the
> document so a text only license wouldn't work.
> Thank you
> On Aug 18, 2006, at 10:40 AM, Mike Linksvayer wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-08-17 at 16:09 -0700, Ricardo Velasco wrote:
> >> We have a document covered under this license
> >> (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/). Currently we are
> >> seeking permission to use certain images in said document. My
> >> question is, does the permission given to us also cover those who
> >> change it? In other words does the permission cover any and all
> >> permutations of the document?
> >> My concern is that often permission is granted for a document
> >> which is
> >> for educational use, which this document is, but that same document
> >> could potentially be changed by another user into something not for
> >> education use.
> > I am not a lawyer, but my guess is that if you only have permission to
> > use the images for educational use you could not reasonably offer them
> > under a BY-NC license, which does not preclude non-educational uses so
> > long as they are not for commercial advantage.
> > You could offer your original content under BY-NC (the text only, I
> > guess) or you could find alternative images that are licensed under BY
> > or BY-NC. There are millions available via
> > http://flickr.com/creativecommons
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