[OSM-legal-talk] Privacy and Terms
russ at cloudmade.com
Fri Jun 26 04:59:14 BST 2009
On Jun 24, 2009, at 6:39 PM, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Russ Nelson wrote:
>> Some of the stuff is there to make sure that we have the right to
>> redistribute contributions to OSM. This is important and useful.
> I was under the impression that these terms did not have anything to
> with our data. The data should be governed by the license and the
> contribution agreement which I thought were separate?
Wiki. Diaries. Emails. Etc.
>> Prohibited uses just gives us the right to kick fucking assholes in
>> the butt. Sure, self-defense is the right of all civilized people,
>> but remember this: a judge can ALWAYS get up on the wrong side of the
>> bed and rule incorrectly.
> Yeah, sure, and if I leave the house a brick might fall on my head and
> I'd be dead. Tough luck!
Do you wear a helmet when you ride a bicycle? Accidents resulting in
TBI are very uncommon, but their consequences are very high and a
helmet will protect you from many of those consequences.
Should the OSMF wear a helmet when it supplies services to the public?
Russ Nelson - http://community.cloudmade.com/blog - http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:RussNelson
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