[OSM-legal-talk] Which data is public domained?

Gustav Foseid gustavf at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 12:28:11 BST 2008


On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 11:10 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> That is my assumption. You know about the "whose node is it" question,
> so there will always be people arguing that the PD node I placed is
> actually a derivative of a Copyleft node someone else placed on the
> other side of the road, but to be honest I think this argument can
> safely be ignored.
>

It is very unlikely that a single node will represent enought creative work
to be copyrightable under any jurisdiction.

Under EU law, it is also unlikely that the entire OSM database is
copyrightable, but that database laws applies.


Regards,

Gustav
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