[Foundation-l] Does "free content" exist in France?
birgitte_sb at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 20 17:29:15 UTC 2007
So the question is: When the right to take back a
release in the event of a derogatory derivative is
reserved is it "free content"?
--- Mark Williamson <node.ue at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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>
> > --- 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.
> > question is about the moral rights effecting
> > derivatives which might be seen as distorting or
> > mulitating the work or somehow insulting the honor
> > the author. While the definition of freedom says
> > derivative must be allowed "regardless of the
> > and purpose of such modifications"
> > Birgitte SB
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