[OSM-legal-talk] data import in Belarus

Peter Miller peter.miller at itoworld.com
Wed Jan 14 01:55:41 GMT 2009


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Sarah Manley <sarah at cloudmade.com>
> Date: 13 January 2009 21:14:47 GMT
> To: talk at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: [Spam] [OSM-talk] data import in Belarus
>
> Dear All,
>
> I am writing on behalf of someone I met at a LUG meeting I spoke at  
> who is concerned that the data imported for Belarus has a copyright  
> attached to it.
> I sent him this link:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Belarus#OpenStreetMap_.D0.91.D0.B5.D0.BB.D0.B0.D1.80.D1.83.D1.81.D1.8C_.2F_OpenStreetMap_Belarus
>
> Below here is his response:
> "Copyrights law of Belarus
> (http://www.law.by/work/EnglPortal.nsf/6e1a652fbefce34ac2256d910056d559/7e18184c14ae0e6bc2256dec0042400c?OpenDocument 
> )
> list maps and databases as object of copyrights (article 7) and  
> doesn't exempt government works of such nature (article 8). I think
> will be good idea if OpenStreetMap will require official  
> confirmationsin such exports since (AFAIK) public domain status of  
> US federal
> government is exception, not a rule."
>

Thanks. I suggest we carry on the discuss on this one on legal-talk -  
I am forwarding it there.

>
> I am not familiar with the imports/OSM work in Belarus, is anyone  
> else?
>
> Sarah Manley
> Sarah at cloudmade.com
> Cell: 631-338-3815
> Skype: Sarah_cloudmade
> Twitter: SarahManley
>
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