[OSM-legal-talk] Talk tonight...

Steve Coast steve at asklater.com
Wed Nov 14 13:57:18 GMT 2007


On 14 Nov 2007, at 13:50, Frederik Ramm wrote:

> Hi,
>
>> Late notice I'm afraid, but if anyone is in Edinburgh this evening
>> then
>> I am doing a talk to the Scottish Society for Computers and the Law  
>> on
>> OSM and Copyright. Applying the IANAL but... in front of a bunch of
>> lawyers will be interesting and I'm hoping to get an interesting
>> discussion.... (although they don't actually know much about this
>> stuff)
>> anyhow I may get some good contacts.
>>
>> Now I know that we had hoped to get some proper legal advice but
>> I'm not
>> sure if we ever did what was the status of this.
>>
>> Any thoughts on stuff that I should emphasise?
>
> I think that my pet peeve of "unable to create work derived from
> wikipedia and OSM at the same time" or, more approriately, "able to
> create work but unable to distribute it in any legal way" might prove
> an interesting conundrum; I don't know if this is a common issue in
> legal or if this is something new that only pops up with the type of
> copyleft licensing we have.


So if I have a piece of paper, with a OSM map of London at the top,  
and a paragraph about Lodon from wikipedia at the bottom, that breaks  
something even if I put the respective licenses on them?

have fun,

SteveC | steve at asklater.com | http://www.asklater.com/steve/






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