[Imports] IBGE license statement

Eric Ladner eric.ladner at gmail.com
Sat Jul 6 21:45:46 UTC 2013


Worst case, put a "source:IBGE" on every imported item (which technically
should be there anyway).

(sorry, forgot to reply all)


On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 5:36 PM, Svavar Kjarrval <svavar at kjarrval.is> wrote:

> Hi.
>
> I don't think they understand the term public domain. If there are any
> restrictions on the usage of data based on copyright, like mentioning
> the source, then there are copyright restrictions. But if there are no
> other restrictions, despite their misunderstanding of the public domain,
> there should be no license incompatibilities.
>
> With regards,
> Svavar Kjarrval
>
> On 01/07/13 05:07, Fernando Trebien wrote:
> > The following message contains a statement that all of IBGE's data is
> > in "public domain". The original message is in Portuguese this is an
> > accurate translation:
> >
> > "Customer Number: # 8171/2009 - 1 #
> > Dear Sir/Lady,
> >
> > We should inform you that the contents available in our web portal are
> > in the public domain. However, its use in other publications or
> > portals is subject to mention of the source upon using our data.
> >
> > You can reproduce the graphics, as well as art and images that
> > accompany them, by quoting the source (IBGE)."
> >
> > Moreover, IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) is
> > part of the public federal administration of Brazil, and therefore is
> > subject to the "law of access to information"
> > (http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lei_de_acesso_%C3%A0_informa%C3%A7%C3%A3o)
> > which grants access to institutional data to any citizen upon request.
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Vitor George <vitor.george at gmail.com>
> > Date: 2013/7/1
> > Subject: Posição do IBGE sobre os dados disponíveis no seu portal.
> > To: fernando.trebien at gmail.com, OSM talk-br <talk-br at openstreetmap.org>
> >
> >
> > Pessoal,
> >
> > Segue a resposta do IBGE que tive quando perguntei se os dados do site
> > eram de domínio público.
> >
> > Acho que pode ser útil caso haja algum questionamento sobre os dados
> > do IBGE usados no OpenStreetMap.
> >
> > Vitor
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Atendimento IBGE <ibge at ibge.gov.br>
> > Date: 2009/1/8
> > Subject: Dúvidas sobre as informações divulgadas no site Atendimento
> > Numero:#8171/2009 - 1#
> > To: vitor.george at gmail.com
> >
> >
> > Atendimento Numero:#8171/2009 - 1#
> > Prezado(a) Senhor(a),
> >
> > Cumpre-nos informar que os conteúdos inseridos no nosso Portal, são de
> > domínio público. Entretanto a sua utilização, em outros Portais ou
> > publicações, está condicionada a citação da fonte , quando da
> > utilização dos nossos dados.
> >
> > É possível a reprodução dos gráficos, bem como da arte e das imagens
> > que os acompanham , mediante a citação da fonte( IBGE).
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Atenciosamente,
> > Equipe de Atendimento
> > =======================================================
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
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Eric Ladner
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