[OSM-legal-talk] [OSM-talk] [Osmf-talk] OSM : It's a shame !!!

Mike Dupont jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Mon May 28 22:03:31 BST 2012

moving the discussion to legal

On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 8:02 PM, andrzej zaborowski <balrogg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Copying and pasting is not a copyright infringement.  The Contributor
> Terms don't require that the data inserted into the database be
> compatible with ODbL -- only the current licensing terms, which still
> means CC-By-SA.  Otherwise many many normal edits would also
> constitute an infringement.

CC-BY-SA requires attribution.

'' You must keep intact all copyright notices for the Work and give
the Original Author credit reasonable to the medium or means You are
utilizing by conveying the name (or pseudonym if applicable) of the
Original Author if supplied; the title of the Work if supplied;''

""This License and the rights granted hereunder will terminate
automatically upon any breach by You of the terms of this License""

so the new uploader lost his rights to copy it if he did not attribute it.
So it is an infringement, unless you take the view that this data is
not copyrightable at all and the cc-by-sa license does not protect

James Michael DuPont
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Contributor FOSM, the CC-BY-SA map of the world http://fosm.org
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