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Bug 713504

Summary: media-fonts/tengwar-fonts unclear license, removed upstream
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Jonas Stein <jstein>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Licenses team <licenses>
Status: IN_PROGRESS ---    
Severity: major CC: fonts, jstein
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Jonas Stein gentoo-dev 2020-03-19 17:31:08 UTC
The original upstream page
"This Content has been removed at the request of the Tolkien Estate."
As far I see was the original font by "Tolkien Estate". 
It was somehow reverse engineered and distributed with an unclear non-commercial license. Distribution and mirroring was not explicitly allowed.

-> last riting.

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2020-03-19 17:42:45 UTC
Hm, the Tengwar were created by Feanor in the First Age (Y.T. 1250), so certainly any copyright has expired by now? :)