[OSM-legal-talk] Are CT contributors are in breach of the CC-BY-SA license?

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Sun Apr 17 14:23:18 BST 2011

On 17/04/11 14:17, Francis Davey wrote:
> Clause 4(b) permits the distribution of the work under certain other
> licences, including "Creative Commons Compatible Licence(s)".
> Its a bafflingly drafted licence (if I may say) since it also says
> "You may not sublicense the Work" (in clause 4(a)) which directly
> contradicts what is said in 4(b). Clearly what is intended is that
> there is a general rule against sublicensing, subject to a specific
> set of permissions under clause 4(b) even though this comes under a
> heading "Restrictions". Re-distribution under a licence is
> sublicensing and cannot be anything else.

Have you bought this up on cc-community?

If not please could you. :-)


- Rob.

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