l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2009 Apr 18 20:42

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox] [Semi-OT] DRM-free icon? :)
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox] [Semi-OT] DRM-free icon? :)

Gandalf Parker wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 05:03:38PM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
>> So apparently folks are working on making some logos that help
>> explain to consumers what kind of DRM and licensing restrictions
>> there are for their content (games, music, movies, ebooks, etc.)
>> Or, just in terms of DRM, a quick and obvious one would be
>> an unlocked padlock with "DRM Free" or "No DRM" or just
>> 'DRM'-with-a-slash-through-it. :)
> Do you want to be clear? Or represent a position on the subject?
> To me the circle/slash has shifted from being "no" to being "NO!". It tends to take on the feel of a militant stance.
> Of course there are levels of licensing in our world so there is probably room for more than one icon so we can fit the proper one to each instance. 
> How about an open hand? or a hand with a sheet of paper giving it freely? The paper can even be floating away from the open hand.
> One symbol I always liked with open source was a paper airplane in flight. 
> How about just the circle/slash symbol itself but all broken up? As in, no-NO's
> Gandalf  Parker

I'm kinda surprised http://www.defectivebydesign.org doesn't have any. I
feel like I've seen such a thing, but maybe it's just not on their website.

vox mailing list

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Appahost Applications
For a significant contribution towards our projector, and a generous donation to allow us to continue meeting at the Davis Library.