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  • From: drew Roberts <zotz AT>
  • To: Discussion on the Creative Commons license drafts <cc-licenses AT>
  • Subject: Re: [cc-licenses] Lawsuit over Virgin Mobile's and Ethical Use
  • Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 07:58:38 -0400

On Sunday 30 September 2007 05:54 am, Jordan S Hatcher wrote:
> On 30 Sep 2007, at 06:34, paola.dimaio AT wrote:
> > So, my cc licenses from now on will have a 'ethical usage', as per a
> > definition to be finalized. Which means, the work is licensed under cc
> > provided the ethical clause is met.
> As noted by others, if you do so, this is NOT as CC licence. This
> would be the "Paola DiMaio licence" and not a Creative Commons licence.

And if Paola called it a CC license despite this, could he not face trademark
and fraud issues?
> ~Jordan
> ____
> Mr. Jordan S Hatcher, JD, LLM
> jordan at opencontentlawyer dot com
> IP/IT Blog:
> Usage of Creative Commons by cultural heritage organisations
> <>
> "The Impact of Free Trade Agreements on Information Technology Based
> Business"
> <>

all the best,


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