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

Andrew Turner ajturner at highearthorbit.com
Mon Aug 31 02:05:07 UTC 2015

On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 9:54 PM, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com> wrote:

> The problem is that they have specified a license with attribution that is
> unreasonable for geodata (CC BY 3.0 and earlier).
> Neither OpenStreetMap.org or most data consumers (e.g. MapBox) would meet
> the CC BY 3.0 and earlier attribution requirements.

So a simpler route here would be to suggest "upgrading" to use CC-By 4.0?

Or is Paul stating there is no known version of Creative Commons that is
acceptable to OSM except the completely unencumbered CC0?


Andrew Turner
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