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

Mike Dupont jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Sat Apr 19 20:10:21 UTC 2014

Oh i almost forgot. Well look, they could use the otrs for marking it as
public domain. I am sure you can modify the otrs text to include a special
text for osm as well.

so just add in the osm text as well as the creative commons. make it multi

you might want to send them things about open public data initiatives :


On Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 1:15 PM, Stephan Knauss <osm at stephans-server.de>wrote:

> 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.
> Stephan
> 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> wrote:
>>> 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
>> on wikipedia except fair use pictures that cannot be used in osm.
>> mike

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