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Fri Feb 2 09:25:30 GMT 2007
Am Tue, 30 Jan 2007 16:20:43 +0000 schrieb Robert (Jamie) Munro:
> Please can we let NPEmaps use OSM as a background for selecting
> postcodes? Currently, they want their postcodes to be public domain,
> and are afraid that by using our maps, the postcodes become CC-by-sa.
> We need to stop this silliness ASAP.
> What will it take to get the license changed?
> Can we change the T&Cs for editors on the web site right now so that
> all new data has a "you give the foundation a non-exclusive license
> to do whatever they want with your data. They promise, at a minimum,
> to make it available under CC-by-NA, but may make it available under
> additional licenses in future", then add a thing which gets existing
> users to agree to this license change. Once we have most of the users
> agreed, we reassess our position, try to track down missing users,
> then delete their data if we can't find them. We'll soon be able to
> add the data back.
Reading this discussion I think many licensing questions are still
unclear. Did you ever thought about asking FSF? I think they could
help with some question. And if we really get into lawer problems we
could ask the FSF for help.
(Cc to legal-talk at openstreetmap.org)
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