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Old 09 April 2015, 00:43   #35

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Originally Posted by Korodny View Post
The original meaning of "releasing something into the public domain" means giving up all your rights on it
That's also my understanding of public domain.
So I don't understand the questions about merging it with other licenses or re-releasing it under a different name. Of course you can! It belongs to the public.

Under German Law, it's not possible to give up ownership rights - at least that's what the majority of lawyers will tell you, not all of them agree on that one.
I didn't know that. I really would like to understand the reasons behind such a stupid law...
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