[Cc-uk] CC licensing by minors

Stuart Yeates 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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