[cc-licenses] CC0 beta/discussion draft launch

Evan Prodromou evan at prodromou.name
Fri Jan 25 14:54:45 EST 2008


On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 10:06 +0000, Jordan S Hatcher wrote:

> I think that the key difference from a legal standpoint is that the  
> current CC PD dedication covers only copyright and that CCZero waiver  
> covers other rights as well (and not just database rights).
> 
>  From probably a more practical standpoint, the key difference is  
> that the PD dedication has been forked into a waiver and an assertion.

Maybe it'd be best to say that CC0 is the next iteration of the PD
declaration.

      * It's based on firmer legal principles.
      * It's designed for international use.
      * It's more thorough and extensive.

I think the message there is pretty good.

-Evan

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