jan-olof.eriksson at iki.fi
Tue Jul 21 21:34:24 PDT 2009
Well you cant say "do what ever you want with these images" in web site
if thats not true. Then you should change that FAQ etc. Im glad i asked
because this PD lincence sounded too good to be true...
Jarod Russel kirjoitti:
> You're right when wkdesign uploaded his cliparts he agreed to the public
> domain dedication. And I really don't say Gerald did something wrong.
> But if the licence is so clear, why did Gerald put a statement from
> W.Korn on every clipart that the cliparts free to use if they are anyway
> in the public domain?
> I found W.Korns website in the wkdesign profile on OCAL and noticed
> he/she is selling cliparts. I mailed him/her and asked that he/she is
> clear about what public domain means and he/she seemed to be suprised.
> I'm afraid I can't find the mail anymore. All I've got is that whats in
> the archives of this mailing list.
> Here W.Korn statet that the cliparts on OCAL are for personal use only.
> This all sounds like too much trouble to me for somebody who wants to
> use the images for commercial use.
> Greg Bulmash schrieb:
>> He agreed to the public domain dedication when he uploaded them. If
>> he didn't understand it, he doesn't have a whole lot of legal
>> recourse. He'll be able to delete them himself and stop OCAL from
>> further distributing them, but all current uses based on his upload
>> are going to be protected, including redistribution.
>> It looks like Gerald G's stuff is based on wkdesign's zip file, so
>> Gerald was not out of line or even mistaken when he uploaded those
>> Jarod Russel wrote:
>>> Yeah but also if marked so, not every clipart is in the public
>>> domain. As I said in the beginning of the year already, cliparts made
>>> by Gerald G. featuring W.Korn are statet as free. That can mean
>>> everything. Also free for personal use but not for commercial. The
>>> member wkdesign is W. Korn and he stated clearly to me that his
>>> images are not in the public domain.
>>> My guess is some people load up their cliparts or other peoples work
>>> and don't read or don't understand the upload rules at OCAL.
>>> If you want to use images from openclipart.com for t-shirt printing
>>> let me tell you there is a risk. Definitly don't use things involving
>>> company names, famous logos, celebrities etc. Those cliparts may be
>>> in the public domain, but that doesn't mean they are free of 3rd
>>> party rights too.
>>> Jan-Olof Eriksson schrieb:
>>>> Just to make sure, so i can download these images from openclipart.org
>>>> and sell them if i want to? Make t-shirts etc?
>>>> Jan-Olof Eriksson
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