The short and sweet horribly bitter of this (assuming it is legit) is that people can use any publicly released, Star Wars related, content without expression of consent from, or credit given to, it's creator.
I've already seen one example of a modder using models he was denied permission to use, citing that document, but his mod has now been deleted; whether by his own hand or the site's moderators I don't know.
It is my sincere hope that the community at large will still continue to ask permission before, and give credit after, using a content creator's assets, but I know that there will be a few lowlifes who do not.
My request to all right-thinking players, modders and fans of Star Wars games is to be on the lookout for those who do not acknowledge the hard work of people like Warb_Null who has spent countless hours on creating wonderful models for the EAW/FOC community.
If you see a mod that does not give credit to content creators - or worse, wrongly claims credit for something's creation - speak up; politely ask the person in question to acknowledge their mistake or, failing that, report it to a site moderator as well as the content creator if possible.
If too many people use people's content without permission, and without providing acknowledgement's of the content's source, I foresee a massive collapse of the Star Wars modding community.
As I said, I hope that enough people will continue to respect the old ways to ensure the communinty survives but, having said that, if the situation deteriorates rapidly, the next release of Secrets Of The Venator will probably be the last.
This is not so much a news item as a plea; Please, people of the Star Wars modding community, continue to respect those who volunteer so much of their time to bring you great content.