[cc-licenses] Extending CC License

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Tue Mar 7 18:42:50 EST 2006


On Tuesday 07 March 2006 05:38 pm, Greg London wrote:
> > On Tuesday 07 March 2006 02:05 pm, Brian Erdelyi wrote:
> >> As you pointed out, I am trying to *document* or
> >> *describe* existing end user license agreements
>
> I don't think CC is the place for this.
> CC is about giving creators licenses
> to give away some rights to their work.
>
> EULA's are, well, evil. You buy something
> off a shelf in a store, you should not be
> saddled with additional restrictions that
> circumvent the law. I can just imagine
> GM selling cars and requiring people sign
> an EULA that says "you agree to finish
> installing the required safety equipment
> on this car. You agree to take this car
> to only GM certified mechanics. You agree
> not to do your own maintenance. You agree
> not to sue GM if you are injured while
> driving this car. etc. etc."
>
> evil. evil. evil.

It's gonna come. As soon as they put enough software in the car in such a way 
that you copy it from rom to ram everytime you start the car and figure 
enough people have accepted the idea that EULAs are ok, bam sookie.

I mean why not? Look at what they are pulling with ink jet printers and ink 
cartridges.

They being a generic they in all of this.
>
all the best,

drew
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