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[ih] Who owns old RFCs ?
- Subject: [ih] Who owns old RFCs ?
- From: sob at sobco.com (Scott O. Bradner)
- Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 15:25:22 -0400
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I exchanged mail with Ray
Ray collected some signed forms that signed over rights (but I am not sure exactly what rights) to the Trust - he
does not have copies of the forms with I'm but he might have some at a location in NC which he will check
sometime in May when he visits there - but he thinks he likely left the forms with ISOC when he left
> On Apr 23, 2020, at 3:00 PM, John Levine via Internet-history <internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:
> In article <CAC20D2Ngdr9isaEG=sJdnOR33NdW5x2E=LNkpvu7HpV2n1JcBA at mail.gmail.com> you write:
>> IMO, while protecting against fake RFCs is probably a good idea too, I
>> believe that what we really need is a way to protect the >>ideas<<
>> contained within the RFCs in a manner that anyone can use them, but when
>> using/applying them in practice, any new ideas or new 'gadget' must be
>> defined as a "derivative work" of those ideas. ...
> That would have been a patent, and we all know what a rathole that is.
> Once again, I'm not trying to invent anything new here. I'm trying to
> figure out what the actual status of old RFCs is so the Trust can tell
> people who ask.
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