Copyright and licenses¶
This handbook is made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International Public License (CC-BY-SA). The copyright holders for the book content are the respective individual contributors of particular content, as recorded in the version history of the handbook’s Git repository.
This book may contain copyrighted and/or trademarked materials, the use of which may not have been specifically authorized by the respective owner. These are included for educational purposes in an effort to explain issues relevant to decentralized data management and other topics covered in this book. We believe that this constitutes a “fair use” of the materials as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. Use of these materials that go beyond “fair use” may require permissions to be obtained from the respective owner. These copyright/trademark holders are not affiliated with the authors or any of the authors’ representatives. They do not sponsor or endorse the contents, materials, or processes discussed within this book.
The remainder of this sections amends the general copyright and license declaration of the book with additional information on used 3rd-party materials.
The handbook includes numerous illustrations obtained from Katerina Limpitsouni’s undraw project (https://undraw.co), covered by the following terms:
Copyright 2023 Katerina Limpitsouni
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Fonts (PDF version)¶
The PDF version of the handbook contains the following fonts with their respective licenses. All fonts are either standard or embedded.
STIXGeneral-Regular; license is based on the SIL Open Font License
STIXGeneral-Italic; license is based on the SIL Open Font License
STIXGeneral-Bold; license is based on the SIL Open Font License
STIXMathSans-Regular; license is based on the SIL Open Font License
Lato-BOLD; licensed under the SIL Open Font License
InsonsolataN-Regular; licensed under the SIL Open Font License
InsonsolataN-Bold; licensed under the SIL Open Font License
LMSansDemiCond10-Regular; licensed under the GUST Font license
MLSans10-Bold; licensed under the GUST Font license
CCIcons; licensed under a CC-BY 4.0 License
Font Awesome; licensed under the SIL Open Font License
Box icons (PDF version)¶
The Idea and creativity symbol of a lightbulb SVG vector for Find-out-more’s is released in the public domain.