[Foundation-l] Does "free content" exist in France?
node.ue at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 17:07:30 UTC 2007
Well, in certain countries the rights just cannot be waived, from what
I have heard. Thus, if the author were to change their mind about
their image being "free", they could take it back. I don't know that
that legal right exists in the US. I can imagine that many authors
would _want_ to make the image non-free again if something like that
happened (the image were modified to mock them).
On 20/04/07, Birgitte SB <birgitte_sb at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Pedro Sanchez <pdsanchez at gmail.com> wrote:
> > No matter how free is the image, the author will
> > always remain the
> > author. That's nothing to do with freeness.
> Sorry I missed this comment on first reading.
> Authorship is not the moral right in question. The
> question is about the moral rights effecting
> derivatives which might be seen as distorting or
> mulitating the work or somehow insulting the honor of
> the author. While the definition of freedom says
> derivative must be allowed "regardless of the intent
> and purpose of such modifications"
> Birgitte SB
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