[Osmf-talk] OSMF Core Values
openstreetmap at jonno.cix.co.uk
Mon Aug 1 09:21:53 UTC 2011
On 01/08/2011 09:15, Henk Hoff wrote:
> Are we still happy with that, or are there other goals within our
> Foundation that needs to be locked as well? We would like to hear your
> Just so you know: we're also looking into an Asset Lock for the
> OpenStreetMap database. That means: in case we cease to exist, the
> database needs to go to an organization with similar goals as our
Assuming that the Foundation is to remain a UK organisation, we could
look at becoming a Community Interest Company
(http://www.bis.gov.uk/cicregulator/) which includes an asset lock and a
degree of outside regulation, but not as much as full charitable status.
Becoming a CIC doesn't answer the question of what our values are, but
it should help preserve them once we've decided.
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