[cc-community] Re: CC licenses and "moral rights"
peter.brink at brinkdata.se
Thu Mar 31 02:53:32 EST 2005
Henri Sivonen skrev:
> On Mar 28, 2005, at 13:47, Peter Brink wrote:
>> Licenses that are designed to circumvent moral rights are also not
>> IMHO going to "sell" very well. Moral rights are an important matter
>> in Europe, you will probably scare off many prospective users by
>> introducing such licenses. To my mind it's just a plain bad idea.
> However, you can "sell" software licenses with patent-related mutual
> assured destructions clauses, so that isn't too scary.
Yes - but the such terms in a contract is not by default invalid or even
unlawful, which would be the case with terms that tried to suppress or
circumvent moral rights.
On cc-community I posted a link to a paper on Open Source and German
Copyright Law (http://www.tilljaeger.de/art10.pdf ). On page 64 the
authors discusses moral rights, might be worth reading.
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