[OSM-legal-talk] Attribution Requirements

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Tue Feb 18 18:52:47 UTC 2014


On 17/02/14 11:33 PM, Paul Norman wrote:
> 
> Many of the companies failing to meet attribution requirements are using
> OpenStreetMap data for the majority of their map data, and sometimes have
> no attribution at all. The OpenStreetMap requirements are less onerous than
> alternative commercial sources, and our attribution requirements are the
> same as or less onerous than most open data from governments.

And attribution for data is not vanity. It tells users that they are
free to use the data and how to access it.

- Rob.




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