[OSM-legal-talk] Licence compatibility Approval Request: Open Data Licence for the Sunshine Coast Regional District (B.C., Canada)

Brent Fraser bfraser at geoanalytic.com
Fri Mar 10 18:03:07 UTC 2017


Kathleen,

   Thanks; will do!

Best Regards,
Brent Fraser

On 3/10/2017 10:55 AM, Kathleen Lu wrote:
> Hi Brent,
> To get an opinion from the LWG, you should email 
> legal at osmfoundation.org <mailto:legal at osmfoundation.org>. They 
> recently opined on the Ottawa version of OGL Canada. The minutes for 
> that are here: 
> https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Working_Group_Minutes#Licensing_Working_Group 
>
> -Kathleen
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 7:04 PM Brent Fraser <bfraser at geoanalytic.com 
> <mailto:bfraser at geoanalytic.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi all,
>
>     I've had a request to improve the stream and trail data around Gibsons
>     BC using data from the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD
>     http://www.scrd.ca/data-download). Their license
>     (http://www.scrd.ca/scrd_disclaimer) seems to permits this.
>
>     Stewart on the Talk-CA list suggested I get their license approved by
>     the OSM's Licensing Working Group.  Is this the place to get that
>     approval or do I need to go somewhere else?
>
>     And FYI, Alan over on Talk-CA recommmended that I get the SCRD to add
>     the following to their license:
>
>          "Data available at the Sunshine Coast Regional District's
>     Open Data
>     Portal site under the following location:
>     http://www.scrd.ca/data-download is released in accordance with the
>     Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of British
>     Columbia."
>
>     just to remove any confusion over the stated Exemption:
>
>          "This licence does not grant you any right to use:
>          Information or Records not accessible under the Freedom of
>     Information and Protection of Privacy Act (B.C.);"
>
>        Thanks!
>
>
>     --
>     Best Regards,
>     Brent Fraser
>
>
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