[Clipart] Bootleg clipart on eBay...

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Thu Oct 5 20:27:02 PDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-10-04 at 22:59 -0800, Anthony Patarini wrote:
> Vince,
> The Open Clip Art Library is released into the public domain, meaning 
> the original authors of the works relinquish all proprietary rights to 
> these works, including the exclusive right to sell copies of it for a 
> profit, just like this person has done on eBay. In other words, this 
> sounds completely legal, at least with the works from OCAL. I have no 
> idea how the other works on the CD are licensed. For more information on 
> how the Open Clip Art Library is licensed, see here:
> http://www.openclipart.org/wiki/Project_Principles
> Hope that answers your question.

This is pretty cool...It would be great for us to release our own ISO
images and provide nice graphics so people can download their own Open
Clip Art Library CD and re-sell it, give it away, etc.

I think its pretty cool they are selling, but I wish they at least gave
us some credit or URL nod. 


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