[OSM-legal-talk] [OSM-talk] Canadian data: new license is more permissive

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Thu Apr 5 15:19:03 BST 2007


> Would it be OK if we just said
> "Portions © Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, Department of
> Natural Resources." on our web site, but let further distribution not
> say that?

Either "facts are free", then attribution requirements - ours and  
theirs - are moot.

Or facts are not free, then it doesn't matter for an OSM user whether  
he or she has to attribute 1,000 OSM contributors or 1,000 OSM  
contributors and the Queen ;-)


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