[Foundation-l] CC

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 16:20:11 UTC 2007

On 6/3/07, Klaus Graf <klausgraf at googlemail.com> wrote:
> We should accept CC 3.0 on commons ASAP.
> The dogmatic free content definition is worthless because there are
> enough cases for which we accept not-free content. See e.g.
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilfe:FAQ_Rechtliches#Sind_alle_Inhalte_der_Wikipedia_unterm_Strich_frei.3F
> http://www.bverfg.de/entscheidungen/rk20050214_1bvr024004.html (Court
> decision in German)
> In Germany it is not possible to waive all copyright personality
> rights (Urheberpersönlichkeitsrecht). If some one uses Wikipedia
> content in a explicitely Neo-Nazi context then GNU FDL cannot allow
> this:
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benutzer:Historiograf/GNU_FDL_Highway_to_Hell_-_FAQ#Kann_man_ungew.C3.BCnschte_ideologische_Nutzungen_verhindern.3F

Fortunately the foundation is not based in germany so we can use US
copyright law.

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