[OSM-legal-talk] Using a WMS imagery with CC-BY4.0

Ivan Garcia capiscuas at gmail.com
Mon Jul 13 10:54:56 UTC 2015


Hi Simon. Thanks for the answer.

Just an extra quesiton, doesn't a CC-BY license already allows derivative
work of any kind as long as the author is mentioned? Why would an extra
permission for that be required?

Best Regards.
Ivan.

On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 5:09 PM, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:

> Ivan
>
> The problem is that it is a legal can of worms. I would suggest simply
> asking for explicit permission, or at least formal confirmation that
> tracing from the imagery does not create a derivative work and that the
> government has no rights in such vectorized data.
>
> It is, as you may have seen from previous discussions, not clear if the
> CC 4.0 licences are compatible (with the exception of CC0 naturally)
> with the ODbL and this is likely not an issue that will be resolved
> short term.
>
> Simon
>
> Am 08.07.2015 um 14:48 schrieb Ivan Garcia:
> > Hi everybody,
> > the government of Indonesia recently opened a Open Data portal
> > http://data.go.id/ offering some official WMS imagery under CC-BY 4.0
> > license.
> >
> > Would that license be enought to be used under JOSM to trace ways and
> > POIs for OSM?
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> > Ivan.
> >
> >
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