[cc-community] DRM (was Re: What are your thoughts on [opt-in] anti-tivoization in CC-BY-SA 4.0?)

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Wed Dec 21 19:45:38 EST 2011


On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 7:42 PM, Mike Linksvayer <ml at creativecommons.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 7:05 PM, Maciej Pendolski
>> <beholder0x100 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Frankly speaking, It's hard for me to image what
>>> practical situation there could be (other than a snowglobe) where I
>>> might want that part of GPLv3 dropped.
>>
>> What about DVDs?  They have copy protection, right?  Is it now going
>> to be copyright infringement to release a CC-BY-SA movie on a
>> CSS-encrypted DVD?
>
> Isn't it now? (Assuming you mean distribute a movie in compliance with
> CC-BY-SA; of course sole copyright holder can offer under CC-BY-SA and
> do whatever else they want.)
>
> "You may not impose any effective technological measures on the Work
> that restrict the ability of a recipient of the Work from You to
> exercise the rights granted to that recipient under the terms of the
> License."

I certainly hope not.  What right am I restricting by putting a
CC-BY-SA movie on a DVD?


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