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

Joseph Gentle josephg at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 00:39:38 BST 2008

On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 5:06 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> 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.


Further, I am appauled at the idea that, in the process of punishing
TeleAtlas we would also stifle other map-related innovations which people
could potentially do if only they could use our maps.


> Bye
> Frederik
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