[Clipart] incoming logos
bryce at bryceharrington.com
Tue Feb 15 16:16:56 PST 2005
On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 04:04:58PM -0800, Jon Phillips wrote:
> 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,
> >>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?
That's correct, if the original image is PD then it's easy; you can do
whatever you want with derivitives.
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