[Foundation-l] RfC: Draft licensing policy resolution

Bence Damokos bdamokos at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 19:28:14 UTC 2007

On 2/20/07, Bence Damokos <bdamokos at gmail.com> wrote:
> ; Exemption Doctrine Policy (EDP)
> > : a project-specific policy that, in accordance with United States law
> > and the law of countries where the project content is predominantly
> > accessed (if any), recognizes the limitations of copyright law
> > (including case law) as applicable to the project, and permits the
> > upload of copyrighted materials that can be legally used in the
> > context of the project.
> >
> Does this mean, that if local law has no Fair Use or similar, then an EDP
> cannot be made just be considering the US law (ie. Fair Use) ?
> Thanks in advance
> Regards, Dami

And if there is no EDP, is there any point in uploading locally and not to
Commons directly? (Except the usual, that Commons couldn't handle the influx
of new users, or that its unconvenient unless there is Single User Login)

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