[OSM-legal-talk] Contents Licence for OSM Data

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 14:02:27 UTC 2014

2014-10-29 13:47 GMT+01:00 Sachin Dole <sdole at genvega.com>:

> ...  if there  was lot more clarity. I imagine, ..., that contributors and
> other stakeholders might also benefit from commercial users if the license
> is clear that only data gathered from OSM be shared alike leaving
> derivative or collective out of share alike if possible.

actually this would remove the virality from the license, a feature that
was chosen on purpose to be included. The basic idea of share alike
licenses is to "infect" other stuff that gets in contact with the
share-alike content/data to become share-alike itself.

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