[OSM-legal-talk] OGC Geospatial Rights Management Summit

John Wilbanks wilbanks at creativecommons.org
Sat Jun 13 16:40:53 BST 2009


> On 9 Jun 2009, at 06:27, John Wilbanks wrote:
> 
>> Puneet Kishor, who is a Science Commons Fellow looking at geospatial
>> data and climate change, will be attending and hoisting the facts  
>> can't
>> be copyrighted flag.
> 
> Er, sounds like a red herring to me since they can have database  
> rights and be licensed who cares about the copyright for the purposes  
> of some ridiculous DRM schema that the big licensers will use?
> 
> Best
> 
> Steve

As you've probably noticed around these parts, we argue against using 
those rights no matter who's using them, whether in the name of supposed 
"freedom" or in the name of enclosure.

jtw




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