[Cc-uk] CC licensing by minors
stuart.yeates at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Mar 21 05:42:49 EST 2006
Jonathan Sanderson wrote:
> In England, the age of capacity for the purposes of contract law is
> 18 years old, and a minor's contracts are voidable at his or her
> option - they are enforceable (so executing a CC license would offer
> protection for the licensor), but not binding until explicitly
> ratified on coming of age.
It is not clear to me that the CC is a contract, in which case this
does not hold.
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