[cc-community] unported or land specific license
borumat at gmx.de
Fri Aug 21 06:21:11 EDT 2009
Michelle Thorne wrote:
Thanks for your answer.
Do you have any experience/feedback, if sometimes propspectic
international users, who look at a jurisdiction license of (for them)
a foreign country, may feel unconfident if the jurisdiction license
really applies to their needs, because they live in another country?
> Dear Andreas,
> Thanks for the good question. Using a jurisdiction (ported) license offers
> specific information about the rights that the creator grants or retains.
> There are certain terms and concepts that differ slightly in copyright
> legislations around the world, and our ported licenses provide an additional
> layer of legal certainty by adapting the license language to national law.
> Germany, in fact, is a great example of this:
> Please note that all of our licenses work worldwide, as does the Unported.
> All the best,
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 11:05 PM, Andreas Borutta <borumat at gmx.de> wrote:
>> how to decide please which is the appropriate license - the unported
>> or land specific one?
>> The artist lives in germany, but he offers his work to an
>> international public.
>> His website is bilingual.
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