[cc-licenses] license draft usage scenario questions

Terry Hancock hancock at anansispaceworks.com
Mon Oct 30 13:34:50 EST 2006

Jörg Zastrau wrote:
>  Larry Lerner is technologically impaired. He likes to listen to some
>  by-sa licensed audio on his DRM-enabled device. He has a personal key
>  that allows him to sign off non-DRM work and use it on his device.
>  He relies on me as a friend that I download the work on his device as
>  he has no clue how to do it himself.
>  I take his device to my home, sign-off the by-sa licensed work and
>  return the device now loaded with the by-sa-drm work back to Larry.
>  (this is what I called "private distribution")

I don't think that is distribution at all: you are acting as Larry's 
agent, moving his property from one form/machine to another.

I mean, his device didn't "become your property" just because it was 
physically in your possession, so why should the content on it?


Terry Hancock (hancock at AnansiSpaceworks.com)
Anansi Spaceworks http://www.AnansiSpaceworks.com

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