Can anyone else on the list confirm that indeed, in the case of a trialware screensaver using CC-BY 2.0 images, the "technological protection measures" in section 4.a does not apply?<br><br>-Melissa<br><br><b><i>Greg London <firstname.lastname@example.org></i></b> wrote:<blockquote class="replbq" style="border-left: 2px solid rgb(16, 16, 255); margin-left: 5px; padding-left: 5px;"> On 8/16/06, Melissa Cotano <email@example.com> wrote:<br>> > Greg London <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:<br>><br>> ><br>> > On 8/15/06, Melissa Cotano wrote:<br>> >> I am creating a commercial screensaver that will be distributed<br>> >> as a trial download that expires after 30 days.<br>> >><br>> >> I would like to include in this screensaver some<br>> >> CC-BY 2.0 images I found on Flickr, but before<br>> >> doing so I would like to know:<br>> >><br>> >> 1) whether the CC-BY 2.0 license allows
such<br>> >> usage (i.e. inclusion of CC-BY 2.0 works inside<br>> >> a binary application expiring after a given time frame)<br>> ><br>> > CC-BY is almost like a Public Domain license,<br>> > so you could take the work private, as long as you<br>> > honor the attribution requirement.<br>><br>> I was concerned that the following sentence in section 4.a would prevent me<br>> from using CC-BY 2.0 images inside a binary application expiring after a<br>> period of time ("trialware"):<br>> "You may not distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, or publicly<br>> digitally perform the Work with any technological measures that control<br>> access or use of the Work in a manner inconsistent with the terms of this<br>> License Agreement."<br><br>Ah, the hairs are splitting more finely than I thought.<br>I think your screen saver is a derivative, which would<br>fall under 4.b of the license, not
4.a<br><br>http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode<br><br>And 4.b doesn't have any "technological protection measures" TPM clause.<br><br>I think the TPM clause should be removed from the attribution license,<br>but that's a different debate.<br><br>I'm not a lawyer. This is not legal advice.<br><br>Greg<br>_______________________________________________<br>cc-licenses mailing list<br>email@example.com<br>http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/cc-licenses<br></firstname.lastname@example.org></email@example.com></blockquote><br><p>
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