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Questions tagged [cc-by-nd]

For questions about the Creative Commons CC-BY-ND (Attribution-NoDerivs) license

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Is re-encoding an audio or video file permitted under CC-BY-ND?

I have a .mp3 file licensed under CC-BY-ND 4.0 and I want to reencode it (without changing the content within) in the Ogg Vorbis format for sharing, but I do not want to violate the CC license.
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Can I customize a CC BY-ND 4.0 theme and use it for a commercial website?

I would like to use a UI theme that is licensed as Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International for a commercial website after I edit and customize it. Is there any copyright issue ...
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Does CC BY-ND 4.0 allow distribution of parts?

According to Can I leave out parts of a CC BY-ND licensed work when distributing it?, it’s not allowed to distribute only parts of a work licensed under CC BY-ND 3.0. In CC BY-ND 4.0, it says under ...
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Using CC BY ND 3.0 licensed icons in closed source project

I'm using icon sets provided by third party in a closed source project which might be distributed depending on the needs. All the icons will be bundled to the application. As per my understanding, as ...
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GNU GPL dual license with CC-BY-ND?

In a project that I am working on, I would like to use the GNU GPL software license, but I also don't want to have any possible problems distributing my software. For instance, there were some ...
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Does programmatically looping a song in a game qualify as a derivative work?

If I want to put a song licensed under a Creative Commons license that does not allow derivatives (such as CC BY-NC-ND 3.0), am I allowed to programmatically loop (or apply effects) to the song when ...
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When changing the format of a work licensed under CC BY-ND, may I change the number of files?

I want to redistribute a work licensed under CC BY-ND 3.0. While I’m not allowed to omit parts of the work, I’m allowed to change its format: When I release my work under a CC license in one ...
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Can I leave out parts of a CC BY-ND licensed work when distributing it?

I want to redistribute a work licensed under CC BY-ND 3.0. The license summary says about ND (NoDerivatives): If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the ...
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Is the CC BY-ND an Open license?

CC BY-ND (Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives) is a fairly restrictive license. It does not allow derivative works. The Wikipedia article on Creative Commons licenses says that it is not a ...