[OSM-legal-talk] ODbL for the DB; what about the contents?

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Thu Oct 9 00:39:48 BST 2008


Simon Ward wrote:
> I believe many contributions would deserve some protection in their own
> right, they’re not simply “facts”.  How will this be handled?

I think we should require our contributors to make the individual data 
items available under the factual info license, whether or not they 
would theoretically be eligible for protection in a certain 
jurisdiction. Anything else is just too complex. OSM is not the place to 
publish poems.


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