[sword-devel] Here's Our Chance: Copyright Negotations

Troy A. Griffitts sword-devel@crosswire.org
Tue, 24 Sep 2002 15:23:51 -0700

Our position with copyrighted texts:

We will help publishers and copyright holders with their text for sword. 
  We will even distribute their text for them for free, or as locked 
modules.  We will not handle their money for them.  If they will not 
allow us to distributed freely under any terms, then we will encipher 
and provide them with the module and key, and even publish the 
enciphered module for download from our site, but this is as far as 
CrossWire will go, in regard to selling modules.


Jonathan Hughes wrote:
> Hey Everyone,
> 	So I have been skimming through the copyright and locked module related
> e-mails that have been flying around this mailing list. Well here is our
> chance to help a Bible society out and also have their translations
> available for people to download. The Bible Society of South Africa has
> expressed that they would be willing for us to distribute their
> translations for a small fee (they say $10, I would like to see it
> closer to $5). So how are we going to do this? I am looking for ideas
> from anyone but particularly those that will have to do some work to
> implement things (Troy and Chris). I would like to have something to
> propose to them in the next couple of days. Thanks so much.
> In Christ,
> Jonathan Hughes
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> Copyright Coordinator
> E-mail: jhughes@crosswire.org
> Web: http://www.crosswire.org/sword/copyright/
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