[OSM-legal-talk] Using OSM data without modifying - are there any guidelines?

John Bergmayer john at bergmayer.net
Mon Jun 29 15:21:59 UTC 2015

On Jun 29, 2015, at 11:18 AM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:

> It's possible they may be. OSMF is based in England & Wales, and the
> Contributor Terms say "This Agreement shall be governed by English law
> without regard to principles of conflict of law".
> Under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999, "a person who is not
> a party to a contract (a 'third party') may in his own right enforce a term
> of the contract if... the term purports to confer a benefit on him”.

Right, same in the US.  As I mentioned, intended third party beneficiaries may enforce a contract against one of the parties.  But a third party cannot be bound by a contract entered into by others.

john at bergmayer.net

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