osm at inbox.org
Sun Jan 22 11:18:36 EST 2012
On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 10:57 AM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 9:59 AM, drew Roberts <zotz at 100jamz.com> wrote:
>> With a conditional license to copy, you have no right to make the copy in the
>> first place. You haven't bought a copy from anyone.
> What if you have bought a copy from someone?
This is, perhaps, not as relevant with regard to NC, as the intent of
NC is probably to not allow the transfer of copies for money. But
CC-BY-SA has no such restriction.
Under CC-BY-SA, anyone is free to make copies and sell them. Anyone
receiving those puchased copies (*) then has the right, under the
doctrine of first sale, to distribute those copies as part of a
collection, so long as that collection does not constitute a
The trigger for the license in this case would not be the act of
copying, it would be the act of preparing a derivative work.
(*) I don't see what the legal difference is if the purchase price is
$0, but since CC-BY-SA clearly allows the sale of copies, this is
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