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Re: Improper use of HTML5 logo

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2012 12:57:45 -0600
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <A32B4DD5-97BB-4742-85CF-24ED025448A4@w3.org>
To: Brandon Constant <brandon@brattlefilm.org>

On 2 Feb 2012, at 11:41 AM, Brandon Constant wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> The organizers of a local charitable event are using a modified version of the HTML5 logo to promote a fundraising event, in possible violation of the HTML5's creative commons license. They have given attribution, but not an explanation: "The new Super Sunday logo is based on W3Cís HTML5 logo. Come to Super Sunday to find out why." 
> 
> Is this adaptation/usage authorized by the W3C?

Yes.

Attribution is required, however, per:
 http://www.w3.org/html/logo/faq#attribute-to

Ian

> 
> Brandon
> 
> 
> http://runagainstcancer.org/supersunday/
> 
> <ss2012logo.png>
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