[Clipart] Public Domain certification blurb on Upload screen
jon at rejon.org
Tue Jun 29 12:11:09 PDT 2010
Ok, better, but not short enough in my opinion. We don't want to scare
people off, but reaffirm their decision to share :)
On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 10:48 AM, Nathan Eady <eady at galion.lib.oh.us> wrote:
> Thomas Hicks <hicks.kingtom at googlemail.com> writes:
>> "By submitting this artwork you certify:
>> 1: That you are the sole owner of any copyrights to this work or that
>> you know with certainty this work is not copyrighted or has had its
>> copyright expire and it is without possibility of future copyright.
>> 2: That this work contains no logos, images, or fonts that may be
>> under separate copyright or trademark protection.
>> 3: That you have dedicated any and all rights you have in this work to
>> the public domain, meaning that it may be used by anyone at any time
>> without limitation, and that you may not revoke or modify this
> Hmmm... I think I can golf it down a little...
> By submitting this artwork, you certify...
> 1. That nobody else except you has any copyright claim or trademark
> on it, nor on any character or logo it depicts.
> 2. That you forever dedicate your own copyright to the public domain
> and allow anyone to use, change, and distribute this artwork any
> way they want, for any reason, without giving you credit.
> Obviously having a more complete explanation somewhere on the site,
> with a link from the upload page, would still be good. But for the
> wording on the upload page itself I think keeping it short is good.
> In fact, if someone can shorten it even a little more (without making
> it unclear), that might be even better.
> Nathan Eady
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