[OSM-legal-talk] Current status of CC-BY 4.0?

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Wed Dec 7 19:36:55 UTC 2016

The LWG is in the process of discussing its concerns with CC and hopes
to be able to clarify things soon. Some of the concerns are 4.0
specific, some would in principle apply to the previous versions too.


Am 07.12.2016 um 20:21 schrieb Rory McCann:
> Hi all,
> The wiki page on ODbL combatibility[1] says, for CC-BY 4.0: "status of
> CC-BY 4.0 is still under consideration by the LWG". Is there any update
> on this consideration?
> There's the obvious attribution requirment with all CC-BY licences,
> leaving that aside, my reading of the legal-talk@ list[2] implies that
> there is problems with 4.0 the database rights, right? Is that the only
> problem with it?
> [1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/ODbL_Compatibility
> [2] e.g. this email
> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/legal-talk/2015-May/008136.html
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