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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] legal entities

From: Alex Fernandez
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] legal entities
Date: Sat, 3 Apr 2010 12:37:43 +0200

Hi Karl,

On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 2:16 AM, Karl Berry <address@hidden> wrote:
> What we can do, if we want to, is explain the above: using aliases of
> whatever sort can make it harder to get damages in court, so we do not
> recommend the practice (for the project's sake).

Sounds perfectly reasonable and it's a good rule of thumb. Valid legal
names make it easier to protect the copyright (or copyleft) than
nicknames, aliases, group names and departmental names; but the (C)
line is still valid and approval can proceed at copylefter's risk.

> Hope this helps rather than confuses :),

You bet it does :D


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