[License-review] Request for consultation with CC on patent issue

Henrik Ingo henrik.ingo at avoinelama.fi
Tue Feb 21 19:12:21 UTC 2012

On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 8:01 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> That having been said, for reasons amply cited by others, I do agree
> that it's highly unlikely that patents held by a CC0 licensor will ever
> be a problem.

What is the logic behind this thinking? (You seem to not be the only
one who says this.)

As I see it the MPEG patent pool and the MXM license is an example of
a case where the licensor (or at least an organization tightly linked
to it) is the most likely party to go after the end user.

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