Stefan de Konink
stefan at konink.de
Sun Apr 19 00:35:45 BST 2009
Maarten Deen wrote:
> Stefan de Konink wrote:
> > Paul Johnson wrote:
> >> 2) If we have nothing to hide (we don't), and especially given that
> >> nothing about OSM is anonymous, what's with this irrational insistence
> >> that anonymity is the standard all the sudden? Does OSM as a project
> >> even care or attempt to log who is receiving the data to begin with?
> > To make things absolutely clear. If any new license will prohibit in any
> > way the distribution of the planet without signing or agreeing, this
> > bittorrent service will continue anyway as it is now.
> That is no problem, as any future license can only govern any future planet
> files. A new license can not go back in time and say "every previous planet is
> illegal to distribute".
> To do that and to enforce that needs a whole lot of power, money and attorneys.
In that case to make it also clear; to submit new Planet files.
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