The Free Art License (abbr .: ALF French: Free Art License ) is a copyleft license That grants the right to freely copy, distribute, and transform creative works without the author’s explicit permission.


Mélanie Clement-Fontaine and David Geraud , and artists Isabelle Vodjdani and Antoine Moreau . The author was written in July 2000 with contributions from the mailing list. < Ref> copyleft_attitude> and in particular with lawyers . It Followed meetings Held by Copyleft Attitude Antoine Moreau with the artists Gathered around the magazine allotopy : Francis Deck , Antonio Gallego , Roberto Martinez and Emma Gall . They took place at “Local Access” in January 2000 and “Public” in March 2000, two places of contemporary art in Paris. [2]

In 2003, Moreau organized a session at the EOF space which, together with the condition of “Free Admission if free work”. [3] In 2005, he wrote a memoir edited by Liliane Terrier entitled copyleft applied to artistic creation. The collective Copyleft Attitude and the Free Art License (Copyleft applied to artistic establishment. The collective Copyleft Attitude and the Free Art License). [4]

In 2007, version 1.3 of the Free Art License was amended to provide greater legal certainty and optimum compatibility with other copyleft licenses. [5]

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  1. Jump up^ LAL 1.3, copy inthe Internet Archive (in French)
  2. Jump up^ The first meetings of Copyleft Attitude, copy inInternet Archive (in French)
  3. Jump up^ Copyleft Session :: eof
  4. Jump up^ Copyleft applied to artistic creation. The Collective Copyleft Attitude and the Free Art License
  5. Jump up^ Article introducing FAL 1.3 by Antoine Moreau

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