[Discuss] licensing with some exclusivity in hardware
smallwindturbineproj.contactor at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 12:48:02 UTC 2016
Le 29/06/2016 13:07, Wouter Tebbens a écrit :
> 1) How effective is the Creative Commons "NC" clause in designs on the
> restriction of commercial activity with the hardware build with those
Creative Commons, even NC, has ABSOLUTLY NO effect on hardware buildings
in French juridiction, except if the designs are a real ornemental
creation and are immediatly visible.
And, as those licences are based on "copyright" law, and on Bern
agreements connecting local laws with USA copyright law, from talks I
had with lawyer people from Mozilla, Creative Commons and FSF, it seems
that any CC, or any Free Licence, have absolutly no effect on hardware
> CopyFarLeft license, , .../... CopyFair license,
>  and the Peer Production License, .
> .../... Are such restrictions really
> effective when some party decides to producte a product based on the design?
As those licences, are also based on copyright law, they also have no
effect on hardware buildings.
OHL are the only way to make a bridge with hardware buildings, BUT, this
link is not based on a law: it works only as an agreement between 2
professional players who want to create a chain of players under those
terms and conditions.
Whatever, any patentable design, will have first to be patented before
being put under OHL.
A group of people in France is very concerned with those questions. We
are linked with P2P, and we progress on those problems. Yesterday at
PSESHSF2016 <https://www.pseshsf.org/fr/programme/2016/>, Calimaq and I,
did 2 first presentations related to those questions.
We met during the year, with Phd people working on those questions, and
we scheduled to meet again around october.
Love and Peace,
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