[OSM-legal-talk] Removal of CC-SA-BY licensed data from OSM after ODbL takes effect
Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
avarab at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 17:56:27 GMT 2008
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 5:42 PM, Gustav Foseid <gustavf at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well... If I am not mistaken, people closely involved with CC have argued
> that OSM is in the public domain and only the graphical maps are "creative"
> and covered by copyright. You might call that a transition strategy, if not
> a transition clause.
That would entail arguing that map data is uncopyrightable while at
the same time transitioning the OSM map data to a new copyright
license. It's not feasible.
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