[Linux-aus] [Fwd: [LACTTE] Grant Proposal: Customer Compliance HowTo]
lyematt at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 09:24:42 EST 2009
I would think that this would be a very useful tool.
You can do anything you set your mind to when you have vision,
determination, and and endless supply of expendable labor.
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On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 9:15 PM, Melissa Draper <melissa at meldraweb.com>wrote:
> Forwarded (with permission) for discussion as per the grants policy
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> From: Brendan Scott (lists) <lists at opensourcelaw.biz>
> To: committee at linux.org.au
> Subject: [LACTTE] Grant Proposal: Customer Compliance HowTo
> Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2009 14:32:52 +1100
> Request for Grant under the Linux Australia Grants Program
> **** Date: 2 December 2009
> **** Project Name:
> Customer Compliance HowTo
> This is a grant application and is subject to my earlier grant application
> "Feasibility Report for Customer Enforced Licence Compliance":
> * being approved; and
> * resulting in a positive outcome
> **** Aim of the Project:
> This proposal is for the development of Australia specific resources to
> assist in enforcing compliance with open source licences (primarily focussed
> on embedded devices, but the resources would be more generically
> applicable). Output would be a HOWTO type document covering issues from
> identifying an infringement up to lodging a complaint with the relevant Fair
> Trading Office. Things it would like cover (by way of example, but may
> change in the course of research or drafting) are:
> * overview of how to identify non-compliant devices, with pointers to more
> detailed resources
> * outline of compliance process up to initiation of proceedings
> * steps that a person should take when seeking to enforce compliance,
> including information that the person should record/look for in preparation
> for a compliance action
> * sample/precedent initial letter, discussion of serving letters/requests
> for information, discussion on who might be appropriate to send such a
> letter to.
> * sample/precedent fair trading complaint.
> HOWTO-type document covering issues such as those above.
> The document may be licensed openly (eg GPLv3) and would be drafted
> accordingly (this may mean that the document would be more circumspect than
> if it was not published openly).
> Report to be produced within 4-6 weeks of later of: grant approval and
> completion of the feasibility research.
> **** Person Responsible for Request:
> Brendan Scott
> **** Request:
> Grant amount: $3,000
> **** Forwarding to linux-aus@
> This is fine.
> My Contribution: Costing includes 1:1 donation of my time.
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