[OSM-legal-talk] Timetables and transport plans: copyright?

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Tue Jun 29 18:01:07 BST 2010

On 29/06/10 17:33, Andrei Klochko wrote:

> we need to know, how come the STIF company can claim they OWN the
> TIMETABLES, and can entirely block anyone who would like to use them,
> and by the way, precisely in order to get them more clients by bringing
> more visibility??

They can do it for precisely the same reason we can control how people 
can use our map - these little things called copyright and database right.

> So if ANYONE knows anything about it, or know someone that could know
> that in detail, say why and how with the proper articles in the french
> law, I would greatly appreciate...and be very grateful to that person!
> please do not hesitate!

It will be whichever articles deal with copyright and database right.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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