Author Archive | Matej Gera

The scope of “copyleft“ effect: What’s right and what’s “left“? (part II – Triggering “copyleft”)

By 6 September 2015 0

As was described in the first part, “copyleft” can be translated into simple words as an obligation to license modifications of original work under the terms of the license governing the original use. However, when does this obligation arise? There are many activities that might bear significance – changing the form in which the work […]

The scope of “copyleft“ effect: What’s right and what’s “left“? (part I – Introduction)

By 5 May 2015 0

March 2015  marks the 30th anniversary of the publication of one of the first and most prominent documents presenting “copyleft” idea. Richard Stallman’s publication of the “GNU Manifesto” (available here) – announcing the development of a software system which would be freely distributable and modifiable – occurred on March 1985. It has since spawned a […]