[OSM-legal-talk] License question, user clicking on map
rob at robmyers.org
Fri Mar 1 17:26:52 UTC 2013
On Fri, 1 Mar 2013 11:51:18 -0500, Alex Barth wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 11:44 AM, Rob Myers wrote:
>> despite the economic irrationality of this
> It _is_ economically rational to contribute to OSM even if there
> wasn't a share alike license.
It's economically rational to keep costs down until VC funding is
> This is the point of the matter and where we miss each other.
> It's economically more than rational to contribute to a
> non-share-alike OSM (or other open source/data projects). On the flip
> side share-alike introduces complexities that clearly disincentivize
But as I stated, contributing is not the point.
Using what is contributed is.
Corporate moral panics don't change this.
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