[OSM-legal-talk] License Question
balrogg at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 17:31:38 BST 2010
On 19 October 2010 18:27, Kevin Sharpe <kevin.sharpe at btinternet.com> wrote:
>>In what jurisdiction?
> People will be adding data worldwide.
>>yes, anyone can extract and use your data without restriction, regardless
> of whether or not it's added to OSM.
> Is this true? If we encourage people to add data direct to OSM then is that
> data not covered by the OSM license?
> What happens if someone extracts some other details from OSM when extracting
> the data we supplied?
Yeah, I wouldn't rely on the lack of copyright in what you make
available through OSM. Rather submit the data to OSM, thus making it
available under CC-By-SA / ODbL only, and at the same time on your
homepage as Public Domain.
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