[OSM-legal-talk] OSMHQ (Open Street Map High Quality): Viable Alternative For The National Map Corps

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Fri Sep 5 09:57:10 BST 2008

On Fri, 5 Sep 2008, Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:
> See, here in Spain there is this obscure LPI 97.4 article, which states
> that if you're a paid developer, your software simply doesn't belong to
> you.
> You're lucky you could give away your stuff. Now I just can't, even if I
> wanted.

In Au, if you make software for a company, and are paid a wage, they own your 
I guess that is very similar, but there have been some legal cases with 
companies chasing their previous employees who have decided to recreate their 
masterpiece after leaving the job.

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