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

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Thu Sep 4 20:06:51 BST 2008


Sunburned Surveyor wrote:
> I think it may
> underestimate the potential for corporate abuse. There are a lot of
> people out there willing to leech of a community like OSM without
> making any positive contributions. It happens in the software world a
> lot.

Yes - but frankly, I don't care whether TeleAtlas or whoever use my data 
for their commercial gain, as long as I have full access & freedom myself.

Sure, Google could pull all our PD data into their Map Maker... but I'd 
read that as a compliment.


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