[OSM-legal-talk] Deconstructing the "loss of data" claim
steve at asklater.com
Wed Feb 20 00:50:48 GMT 2008
On 19 Feb 2008, at 22:48, bvh wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 11:01:16PM +0000, Andy Robinson wrote:
>> The issue was quite simple. We need to have a license that better
>> protects the OSM data and clarifies how the data can be used so that
> In what way do we need to better protect the rights to the work of the
> OSM contributors? I am not aware of anyone really infringing our work?
> AFAIK this whole 'lets get another license' is motived by a desire
> of some to make it easier for 3th parties to use our work, not for
> a desire to better protect the contributors.
No, the total opposite.
We only found out about some of the implications of certain use cases,
and how it makes some use a bit easier, when we sat down with Jordan
in a cafe and threw around ideas and scenarios.
Please don't try to question OSMF board members motivations, it's a
bit cheap and they're spending their free time trying to help.
SteveC | steve at asklater.com | http://www.asklater.com/steve/
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