[OSM-legal-talk] Crown copyright, OS and year of publication

Gervase Markham gerv at gerv.net
Mon Apr 7 17:31:30 BST 2008


Andy Robinson (blackadder) wrote:
> It's interesting looking at the situation with some of the OS 1:25,000
> mapping. The vast majority of the maps I have do not state a copyright date,

For some jurisdictions and for some periods of time, failure to make an 
explicit copyright claim (or making an invalid claim) makes the 
copyright invalid. If you have such maps, you should check that out. (Of 
course, the Crown Copyright factor probably complicates things.)

Gerv




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