[OSM-legal-talk] Review of IndianaMap as potential datasource

Stephan Knauss osm at stephans-server.de
Sat Apr 19 18:15:40 UTC 2014

If the data is creative commons we can't use it. We can't neither fulfill the attribution nor is it compatible with the contributor terms which allows changing the license. 


On April 19, 2014 5:19:54 PM CEST, Mike Dupont <jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com> wrote:
>On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com>
>> Well no, Mike, I don't think so.  What rights a publisher grants to
>> Wikipedia has nothing to do with what rights a publisher grants to
>> OpenStreetMap.  Wikipedia has no ownership interest in OpenStreetMap,
>> nor vice-versa.
>If wikipedia is granted rights, it is not exclusive, if the data is
>under a
>public domain or creative commons then osm can use it. There is no data
>wikipedia except fair use pictures that cannot be used in osm.
>James Michael DuPont
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