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Are the 0BSD and MIT-0 licenses public domain declarations?

The MIT-0 license begins with a copyright statement. MIT No Attribution Copyright <YEAR> <COPYRIGHT HOLDER> Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of ...
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Could the CC0's fallback license be the BSD-0? is there any difference?

CC0's fallback license is: Public License Fallback. Should any part of the Waiver for any reason be judged legally invalid or ineffective under applicable law, then the Waiver shall be preserved to ...
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What are the benefits of Unlicense/PD over BSD0?

I'm looking at the BSD0 license right now, and it looks pretty nice as something that works better than Public Domain in terms of jurisdictions and wording. What are the benefits, however, of using ...
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Can the 0-clause BSD license be used for public domain work?

Main question Is 0BSD actually a valid license for work in the public domain? Would it cause problems in some jurisdictions? Is there a better option to publish US-public-domain uncopyrightable code ...
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Change license from Ritchey Extra Permissive License v2 to Zero-Clause BSD

Can I take something which is licensed under the Ritchey Extra Permissive License v2, and use the sub-licensing clause to distribute it under the Zero-Clause BSD license?
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Recommended license for small script without an attribution clause?

I'm interested in publishing a small script of mine with effectively no conditions, including attribution. What's the best license to accomplish this? It looks like the most popular options are: CC0 /...
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Is there any reason to not use 0BSD?

I recently came across the Zero-Clause BSD License (also known as the Free Public License). A version of the BSD license that does not include any restrictions. I've looked for information regarding ...
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