is made up of two identifiers that describe the Authors
Rights Office (ARO) and theConsumers
Rights Office (CRO) and only these two identifiers together
make up a valid licence. This product (this web
site) is only valid in the DIPR
system if the PRD is valid and none of the content is modified.
The ARO has two parts; the prefix (http://www.commonrights.com/RightsOffice/)
that identifies the Rights Office acting for the author and the
suffix (ARO-122.htm#ARO1) which identifies
this individual author and manifestation of the product. Accessing
the URL defined by this identifier will confirm that the whole PDR
is valid (or not) and provide more information about the product
and the author.
In the same way the CRO has two parts; the prefix (http://www.commonrights.com/RightsOffice/)
that identifies the Rights Office acting for the consumer (it need
not be and probably would not be the same office as the ARO) and
the suffix (CRO-100.htm#CRO1) which identifies
this individual consumer and licensed manifestation of the product.
Accessing the URL defined by this identifier will confirm that the
whole PDR is valid (or not) but will not provide any information
about the consumer unless they specifically authorise it.
In this case I have licensed the product to myself which, under
the DIPR rules, allows me to make copies of the product and show
it to others (to you!). Strictly speaking the DIPR
rules do not allow you to make further copies, because you do
not own one of the identifiers in the PRD, but if you happen to
have a copy on your computer it is not illegal providing you do
not modify the product or its PRD.
If you would like your own copy, for your own personal use, you
me and I will issue a CRO in your name and send you your own
copy. This is all done manually at the moment because there is no
DIPR system in place but it demonstrates the principle of the system.
What other legal or copy protection applies to this work?
Initially this work was protected by copyright before I gave away
some of my rights to it under the 'collective rights' regime. Unidentified
manifestations are still protected by copyright.