[OSM-legal-talk] You may not sublicense your rights under these Terms to any person

jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 11 10:15:59 GMT 2010

I have tried to write to them,
but all of the contact pages are 404 broken.
I guess the internet filter of AU is working well!

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Stefan Neufeind
<openstreetmap at stefan-neufeind.de> wrote:
> On 02/11/2010 11:08 AM, Oliver Kuehn (skobbler) wrote:
>> Hi Mike,
>> you can use the data and display them on the OSM map but not import them
>> into the OSM database itself.
>> The license terms of the National Public Toilet Map dataset are not
>> compliant with Create Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license, which says
>> "You may distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, or publicly
>> digitally perform the Work only under the terms of this License
>> (Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0)".
>> The showstopper here is viral element (heriditary).
>> You should approach the authorities if they are willing to grant you a
>> separate Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license for the data set.
> Agreed, trying to ask them would be a good thing. Has helped in some
> cases in the past where authorities (city government or the like)
> re-thought their license :-)
> By the way: Is there a list of data that can be used but maybe not (yet)
> merged somewhere? Maybe that could also hold information about who tries
> to approach an authority or in case we fail that data is still listed
> somewhere to be "usable" for mashups etc.
> Regards,
>  Stefan
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