[cc-licenses] multiple licenses of same image

Mike Linksvayer ml at creativecommons.org
Tue Jan 16 14:17:17 EST 2007


On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 14:03 +0100, Peter Brink wrote:
> A derivative work must be the result of a _creative act_ originating 
> from a human being. If a machine down- or upsamples a work there is no 
> creative act involved, it's a just a mechanical transformation. A 
> "thumbnail" is therefore a copy and not a derivative work.

There is no such thing as "upsampling" so this logic cannot apply to
versions of a work at higher resolution than offered.

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