[OSM-legal-talk] Copy information from official business website (WAS: Proposal for a revision of JA:Available Data)

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 19:34:17 UTC 2019

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> On 10. Jul 2019, at 18:35, Kathleen Lu via legal-talk <legal-talk at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
> I do not think that a retail store chain could successfully argue that it makes a "substantial investment" in maintaining a list of its own stores' hours. Since the store sets the hours, the effort of obtaining, verification, and/or presentation should be fairly trivial.

Along the same reasoning you could say: “I do not think that a state makes a substantial investment in mapping the roads they maintain. Since the state plans, builds and maintains the roads it should be fairly trivial for them to make a map.”

Cheers, Martin 

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