GPL and Moral Rights
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Sat Aug 30 13:21:55 UTC 2003
On Sat, 2003-08-30 at 14:06, edA-qa mort-ora-y wrote:
> A concern I would have is in the event of the author's death, when the
> estate inherits their copyrights.
If moral rights are not transferrable, I don't see why the estate would
> But this is where I found it interesting, is that even in the case of
> copyright assignment, the original author retains their moral rights.
> However, now the recipient would have a single license from FSF if
> everybody assigned copyright, but that would not preclude any one of
> those individuals from raising a moral objection (in which case, the
> single license may be worse...?)
You might want to have a look at the FSFE's work with the Fiduciary
License Agreement (FLA).
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