[OSM-legal-talk] GADM license - any news?
penorman at mac.com
Tue Aug 25 22:02:43 UTC 2015
On 8/25/2015 3:55 AM, Simon Poole wrote:
> - in dire circumstances and with a very large effort, as Paul has
> pointed out, three and a half years ago I managed to get hold of the
> responsible person with GADM and get explicit permission for a handful
> of datasets that had been imported in violation of the import guidelines
> and in principle should have been deleted
> - the situation is documented here
For a number of other data sets explicitly said they were unable to
grant permission for non-commercial use. Since some of the data was
coming from government agencies, it's possible the non-commercial
requirements for those datasets are set down in law.
> - AFAIK I'm the last person that managed to get hold of the GADM people
> and I don't see anybody volunteering to try again
About a year later I tried to get into contact with anyone involved in
GADM and couldn't get a reply.
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