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The KTIMOnline Distribution License, henceforth the KDL, is designed to give publishers of KDL-licensed work, henceforth "publishers"; distributors of any KDL-licensed work, henceforth "distributors"; and users of any KDL-licensed work, henceforth "consumers", more freedom to use copy-written works.
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1. PUBLISHER PROTECTIONEdit
When publishing works under the KDL, the initial publisher of this work, henceforth the Publisher, needs certain protections form copyright issues. The following protections are as follows:
a. Any persons wishing to submit work to the Publisher for the purpose of publication (in any form) in a KDL licensed document must agree to give the Publisher a license to use, copy and redistribute the work under the KDL.
b. Any person republishing work, henceforth a Republisher, must publish the republished work and all parent media (greater bodies of a single piece of work containing KDL-licensed work) under the KDL.
c. No Publisher or Republisher, when licensing work under the KDL or publishing KDL-licensed work, is allowed to make any modifications or additional restrictions on how the work is used other than what is already written in the current or later versions of the KDL (e.g., Digital Rights Management).
2. REPUBLISHING AND USE OF WORKEdit
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b. Any person using KDL-licensed work in a work of their own must license their parent work under the KDL.
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e. When licensing work under the KDL, Republishers and users using the work can follow the terms of the KDL which the work was originally licensed under or any later version approved by the original author and publisher.