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

Iván Sánchez Ortega ivan at sanchezortega.es
Thu Sep 4 19:01:55 BST 2008


El Jueves, 4 de Septiembre de 2008, Gustav Foseid escribió:
> <ivan at sanchezortega.es>wrote:
> > Nope. Even one single node is subject to copyright... *tracing* (let it
> > be on
> > top of aerial imagery, or on top of GPS traces) is currently considered
> > an intellectual work, so you have IP rights over it. At least in Spanish
> > jurisdiction.
>
> Could you please add the relevant references to either
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Case_law or
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Statute_law ?

Unfortunately, I don't have any written references - just spoken references 
from people from the IGN (Spain's equivalent to UK's Ordnance Survey)

I'll be trying to start a legal battle to sort this out, though.

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