[OSM-legal-talk] [OSM-newbies] Copyright for street names

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Sun Jan 6 20:49:19 GMT 2008


Rick Collins wrote:

> In the US, phone books have two parts, the White pages which are the
> telephone company's data base and the Yellow pages which are paid
> listings plus advertisements.

You can do it in the US anyway - see the Feist vs Rural case cited  
earlier. US law doesn't have database right.

cheers
Richard




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