[OSM-legal-talk] Public Domain versus CC Attribution Share Alike License

Iván Sánchez Ortega ivan at sanchezortega.es
Thu Sep 4 15:32:33 BST 2008


El Jueves, 4 de Septiembre de 2008, Joseph Gentle escribió:
> [...] There's a bunch of ways even
> pretty reasonable uses of OSM could leave you legally liable:
> - You don't acknowledge _everyone_

The CC-by-sa explicitly says that you have to contribute the authors in a 
reasonable way. There is absolutely no problem if you don't acknowledge 
everyone.

> - You don't share-alike the whole webpage your map is embedded in, or the
> book in which the map exists.

Again, derivative work vs. collective work. No problems here either.


Cheers,
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