[Clipart] incoming logos
jon at rejon.org
Tue Feb 15 16:04:58 PST 2005
Bryce Harrington wrote:
> Yes, agreed. The logos cannot be accepted as public domain and should
> be removed.
> Also, regarding the earlier question about copyright of potraced photos,
> I've talked with a couple people here at osdl and they were pretty
> certain that the traced version would be a derivative and thus prevented
> by copyright rules. Thus, any image that appears to be an autotraced
> version of a photo would need to indicate the copyright status of the
> photo it was obtained from.
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 03:15:51PM -0800, Jon Phillips wrote:
>>Have you all seen the new logos beings submitted? I don't think there is
>>any way we can accept trademarked and copyrighted logos into our
>>repository. There are ones like playboy symbol, LINUX, etc. Also, I've
>>noticed that we have some other logos in there such as the firefox one, etc.
>>We can't claim these as PD, as they are others copyrighted material. Do you
>>all agree? I think we need to strip them out before we get slapped with a
>>Cease and Desist.
But if the images are Public Domain, then the copyright is clear on them.
Thus, I sought out images which are PD and those are okay to make
derivatives from, right?
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