[License-review] Submitting CC0 for OSI approval

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Feb 21 20:17:00 UTC 2012

Quoting Bruce Perens (bruce at perens.com):

> Consider the sort of artwork that has a CC license assigned to it.
> It's often technologically innovative. Many examples include
> embedded computer systems. Arduino, after all, was made for
> /artists. /Sure, these works can be infringing of process, machine,
> and formulation patents.

Unless those patents are held by the licensors, they're not relevant to
your theoretical case.  If they are held by the licensors, defences
mentioned upthread are relevant.

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