Licensing policy change proposal

Krešimir Čohar kcohar at
Mon Jan 28 15:42:46 GMT 2019

I think they're one and the same. All intellectual property the rights to
which have been waived = CC0 = public domain. There are a few European
exceptions to copyright expiration, such as
that I don't think concern CC0.

On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 3:51 PM Cornelius Schumacher <schumacher at>

> On Sonntag, 27. Januar 2019 21:14:10 CET Mirko Boehm wrote:
> >
> > I need to point out that CC0 licenses are problematic in many
> jurisdictions,
> > as there is no simple way to dedicate a work to the public domain. The
> > correct way in for example France or Germany would be to use a permissive
> > FOSS license. Let us avoid the mine field of public domain.
> Isn't the CC0 license the attempt to solve the issues of the term "public
> domain" across jurisdictions and provide a license which works as what
> people
> expect from public domain?
> What are the issues of public domain that CC0 doesn't solve?
> --
> Cornelius Schumacher <schumacher at>
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