[OSM-legal-talk] [OSM-dev] Bittorrent

Francis Davey fjmd1a at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 11:07:18 BST 2009


2009/4/19 Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>:
>
> Everything you say is true, but unless you have just joined the project
> you must be aware that the new license being contemplated - the Open

Yes and therefore no.

> Database License - rests heavily on the European idea of database
> rights, and tries to supplant them by a contract for jurisdictions that
> have no "sui generis" database protection.
>
> A contract of course requires agreement by those who are party to it
> before it can be of legal relevance.
>
> (Maybe you're reading this on dev and are unaware of the 1000+ postings
> in the previous year on legal-talk about the matter...?)
>

No, but nevertheless no. I'll review go over the posting history. Thanks.

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Francis Davey




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