[cc-community] Are translated versions of CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 España different licenses?
nkinkade at creativecommons.org
Wed Dec 14 15:31:05 EST 2011
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 15:03, jonathon <jonathon.blake at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 14/12/11 19:23, Nathan Kinkade wrote:
>> Similarly, removing /legalcode.ca doesn't change which license the work is under, notwithstanding any typos in that
> translation of that particular legalcode.
> Typos can, and do affect the meaning, and thus both the apparent intent,
> and effect of the license.
> Do you really want to argue with a copyright holder that your sale of
> CC-BY-SA content is not a license violation, because the unported
> license permits the resale of content, even though the ported license
> that was used for the license specifically prohibits the resale of the
> content? I doubt that any competent judge will buy the argument that the
> "no resale allowed" clause in the CC-BY-SA (ported) license is merely a
> typo to be overlooked.
> I realize that the specific example here is CC-BY-NC-ND, but unless one
> has specifically studied both the CC-BY-NC-ND (ported) and the
> CC-BY-NC-ND (unported) version, and can legally demonstrate that the two
> are identical in scope, meaning, intent, and effect, then assuming that
> the two are congruent, is an assumption that will backfire upon one.
Nope. I'm not arguing anything, but simply pointing out that, as an
example, the following two URLs indicate the same license, which I
believe was the nature of the original poster's question:
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