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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] The FSF Allows No Derivatives,

From: Aaron Wolf
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] The FSF Allows No Derivatives,
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:43:35 -0700
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Will, the Creative Commons licenses do not permit false endorsements.

Talking about dishonesty is irrelevant here. The ND license term has no
effect on anyone who would ignore the license and be dishonest. So, it
only blocks derivatives from people who respect the license terms and
are honest.

On 04/26/2015 10:05 AM, Will Hill wrote:
> A dishonest person will lie about endorsement, so I don't see that as 
> adequate 
> protection against misrepresentation.  Do you have a way to solve that 
> problem?  
> Is anyone outside of a big publisher really advocating, "the bludgeon of 
> completely blocking anything that lacks permission."?  
> On Sunday 26 April 2015, Aaron Wolf wrote:
>> It's reasonable enough to require
>> that the translation be indicated as not an officially accepted
>> translation versus requiring actual permission to publish any translation.
>> ...
>> Ideas are hampered and progress is limited when we fail to respect
>> cultural freedom, and there are ways to address the other concerns about
>> mis-translation than simply the bludgeon of completely blocking anything
>> that lacks explicit permission.

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