[OSM-legal-talk] Fwd: [Cc-uk] Open Data Commons Database licence

Steve Coast steve at asklater.com
Tue Sep 25 10:54:41 BST 2007


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Begin forwarded message:

> From: Jordan S Hatcher <jordan at opencontentlawyer.com>
> Date: 25 September 2007 10:39:35 BDT
> To: cc-uk <cc-uk at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Subject: [Cc-uk] Open Data Commons Database licence
>
> Apologies for cross posting
> _____
>
> I would like to announce the draft Open Data Commons Database
> licence, created by myself and Dr. Waelde of the AHRC Research Centre
> for Intellectual Property and Technology law.  Special thanks go to
> Talis for sponsoring the creation of this licence.
> http://www.talis.com/
>
> You can read more about their reasons for sponsoring its creation at
> Nodalities:
> http://blogs.talis.com/nodalities/2007/09/
> seeking_a_licence_for_open_dat.php
>
> The Open Data Commons licence is an attempt at a worldwide licence
> for databases following in the footsteps of other open /free/libre
> licences in both software and content.  In Creative Commons terms it
> is an SA licence.
>
> The blog post announcing its release is here:
> http://www.opencontentlawyer.com/2007/09/24/open-data-commons-licence-
> now-out/
> Or try: http://tinyurl.com/32ekh6
>
> The homepage on my site for information related to the licence is  
> here:
> http://www.opencontentlawyer.com/open-data/
>
> The draft text of the licence itself is located here:
> http://www.opencontentlawyer.com/open-data/open-database-licence/
>
> Because we separated out the Data from the Database in the licensing,
> a supplemental BSD/MIT style licence for the data, intended for
> factual information rather than other "contents of a database" is  
> here:
> http://www.opencontentlawyer.com/open-data/open-data-commons-factual-
> info-licence/
>
> I've set up a discuss list specifically for the licence here:
> http://lists.opencontentlawyer.com/listinfo.cgi/tcl-discuss-
> opencontentlawyer.com
>
> Any comments or thoughts would be most welcome.
>
> Thanks!
>
> ~Jordan
>
> ____
> Mr. Jordan S Hatcher, JD, LLM
>
> jordan at opencontentlawyer dot com
> IP/IT Blog: http://twitchgamer.net
>
> Usage of Creative Commons by cultural heritage organisations
> <http://www.eduserv.org.uk/foundation/studies/cc2007>
>
> "The Impact of Free Trade Agreements on Information Technology Based
> Business"
> <http://ssrn.com/abstract=984864>
>
>
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