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cop·y·left

 (kŏp′ē-lĕft′)
n.
A form of licensing that encourages the distribution of software at no charge for noncommercial uses.

[After copyright.]

cop′y·left′ed (-lĕf′tĭd) adj.

copyleft

(ˈkɒpɪˌlɛft)
n
(Law) law a form of licensing that imposes fewer restrictions on the use of a work than copyright

copyleft

A distribution agreement that allows everybody who receives a copy of the work in question to freely distribute or adapt it on the condition that they do not claim copyright on it for themselves.
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De ahi que en este contexto, el PI debe cumplir los reglamentos establecidos sobre seguridad y proteccion de la informacion, asi como respetar y proteger los derechos de autor y las normas de Copyleft y Creative Common.
In addition, all patents would be placed in the public domain on a copyleft basis.
A esto habria que sumar las licencias de Creative Commons, copyleft y las plataformas digitales, que ofrecen nuevas posibilidades de diseminar ideas.
The poet, finally, explicitly foregrounds her commitment to copyleft practices.
La utilizacion de nuevas tecnologias y, sobre todo, la puesta en digital de parte de los catalogos de las EC mediante formas de acceso abierto y/o bajo licencias copyleft, sumado a la libre disponibilidad de titulos digitalizados por los usuarios a la web Scribd, nos habla tambien de una doble estrategia.
This approach combines freedom of access with copyleft protection prohibiting others coming in and benefitting off of collective labor for the purposes of privatization with further restrictions.
They could integrate with the Creative Commons generous copyleft standards.
As part of moving towards greater access to knowledge, this paper proposes copyleft as a complementary component to copyright since it would enable the re-use of images for inclusion in databases of stolen art.
Copyleft is the most representative bottom-up movement that addresses problems in existing copyright law, and it was created as a direct response to the new, open mode of production and distribution of creative works.
Having developed graphics for Geno-cost commemoration day, CAYP has adopted a copyleft (55) strategy to get Congolese communities around the world--online and offline, in the diaspora and back home--to endorse their political project and organize their own commemorations.
Entre los que defienden el copyleft y la apertura de los DPI, se encuentran desde activistas de izquierda, hasta los que hacen una "defensa capitalista de los commons", por razones estrategicas o ideologicas (Caffentzis, 2004).
Advocates of this stance often reject the term "open source," which dates to early 1998, (10) and use Stallman's original "free software," (11) because copyleft licenses are to protect the freedom of the developer and all future users to do whatever they want with the software.