[OSM-legal-talk] Any expert CC-BY -> ODbL negotiators?

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Mon Aug 31 02:02:23 UTC 2015

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On Aug 30, 2015 6:04 PM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> Huh. Really? Did I completely misunderstand this? http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/GettingPermission
> My understanding was that when you import data into OSM, you assign special permission to the OSMF to re-license the data under ODbL, so you need more than just CC-BY licensing to begin with. Did something change, or have I just been mistaken for a long time?


The license needs to be compatible, or you need permission. Obviously compatible licenses are CC0, PDDL, ODC-By, and the ODbL itself. Obviously incompatible licenses are any non-commercial or no derivative license.

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