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|−|== Further reading == | |
|−|* See [[Licenses]] for discussion of individual licenses, and whether they meet this definition or not. | |
|−|* See [[History]] for acknowledgments and background on this definition. | |
|−|* See the [[FAQ]] for some questions and answers. | |
|−|* See [[Portal:Index]] for topic-specific pages about free cultural works. | |
|−|* See [http://communities.libre.org/ Libre Communities] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libre_knowledge Wikipedia on Free/Libre Knowledge] | |
|−|* See [http://ictlogy.net/?p=12#fourkinds The Four Kinds of Freedom of Free Knowledge] | |
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This document provides a definition of "Free Cultural Works" [the Definition], which are roughly works or expressions that can be freely studied, applied, copied and modified, by anyone and for any purpose. The Definition distinguishes between free works and free licenses which can be used to legally protect the status of a free work. The definition itself is not a license; it is a tool to determine whether a work or license should be considered "free." This document also describes restrictions that respect or protect the freedoms of Free Cultural Works.