[OSM-legal-talk] Do I have copyright on data I upload?
Iván Sánchez Ortega
ivansanchez at escomposlinux.org
Mon Jul 23 12:08:43 BST 2007
El Monday 23 July 2007 12:51:07 Alilo escribió:
> I would like to know if I retain the copyright on the data that I
> upload to OSM server ?
> Can I give it to other project? resell it with my conditions?
Short answer: Yes, yes, yes.
Remember that, when uploading data to OSM, you are licensing it under a
creativecommons license, which is non-exclusive. The key here
is "non-exclusive": you retain all rights over your work.
The guys at creativecommons.org explain a lot better:
So, yes, you can dual-license your work. The only thing you have to keep in
mind is: do not license your work under any exclusive license.
BTW, have a look here:
Hope that helps,
Iván Sánchez Ortega <ivansanchez at escomposlinux.org>
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