[HOT] Non-Commercial Licenses

FOFANA BAZO BAGNOUMANA fofana.13bazo at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 18:11:32 UTC 2014


hi all,
it is really important to make sure the type of license that we use to avoid
problems.
think you


2014-04-08 17:54 GMT+00:00 Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com>:

> It was mentioned earlier about how some groups, especially
> humanitarian groups often choose to use non-commercial licenses on
> their data. This of course causing an incompatibility with OSM.
>
> There recently was a court ruling in Germany that decided that
> Non-Commercial is only for personal use(1). This would mean that NC
> licenses are not appropriate for humanitarian data. It will be
> interesting to see if there are further court rulings.
>
> -Kate
>
>
> https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140326/11405526695/german-court-says-creative-commons-non-commercial-licenses-must-be-purely-personal-use.shtml
>
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Fofana Bagnoumana Bazo
Etudiant en Master II (Géographie, Gestion des Ressources Naturelles)
A l'université de Ouagadougou
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