Is there any chance that somebody will state the licenses of the sound files
included in LMMS?
Johannes Kroll-2 wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Sep 2010 02:15:29 -0700 (PDT)
> musikBear <mkrus18@...> wrote:
>> In my opignion the real danger is in the actual package. Some idiot
>> (very posible a german 'marnung-artist' .. :/ -could focus on the actual
>> LMMS package, and with that in hand place a class-act lawsuit on
>> ever produced with LMMS. Simply using the lawyer-based-logic "produced
>> somthing that has illeagal content -ergo illeagal!
>> Some lawyers has made a carreer in being guilded ass*****..
> You mean "Abmahn-Anwalt" maybe ;-)
> I think you're right. According to GEMA, there is no such thing as
> "fair use" in the sense that you can use samples up to a certain
> length freely. This may vary from country to country, but
> basically, every piece of data you distribute must have some form of
> license, CC or whatever, and permission from the people who made it,
> of course. Else, technically you just can't distribute it, and nobody
> can create anything based on it. (IANAL, but that's just the way it is.)
> Check out this cool art performance btw, it was somewhat related. (text
> in german, video has english subtitles)
> I guess presets are less of a problem than samples. Just in case, you
> could re-create all of them and put them all under CC for the next
> It's probably best and easiest for artists if all the data is licensed
> with one permissive CC license, maybe just "by", but maybe even put
> everything into Public Domain so that people don't have to include
> attribution texts with all their MP3s. :-) In any case, the license of
> all the data must be made clear.
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