[OSM-legal-talk] OSM content on locked platforms

Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 14:33:41 BST 2010

On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 12:36 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> I would be interested in your thoughts on the legal situation here. Is
> distributing an OSM-derived data set on such a closed platform still
> CC-BY-SA conformant?
> Could I, if I were selling such an app, just say: "Here's the package on
> my web site for download - of course to install it on the iPhone you
> must go through the Appstore and pay $9.99 but if you jailbreak your
> phone then you can use the free version from my web page. Of course by
> jailbreaking it you violate Apple's license conditions..."

Actually AFAIK you have to use Appstore to distribute you apps, if you
use pirate channels you can get your App removed (I'm not certain of


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