<p>We were trying to understand some problems here in Brazil and noticed that people are basically accepting the <a href="https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/terms">contributor terms</a> without reading.</p>

<p>It's possible to see that the <a href="http://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/License/Contributor_Terms_Summary">human readable summary</a> doesn't have a proper highlight in the page:</p>

<p><a href="https://camo.githubusercontent.com/02d987cf92f1bba7e6e467e7abc052e36773d386/687474703a2f2f692e696d6775722e636f6d2f38486c4e7a4b662e706e67" target="_blank"><img src="https://camo.githubusercontent.com/02d987cf92f1bba7e6e467e7abc052e36773d386/687474703a2f2f692e696d6775722e636f6d2f38486c4e7a4b662e706e67" alt="Summary" data-canonical-src="http://i.imgur.com/8HlNzKf.png" style="max-width:100%;"></a><br>
I really don't think that new users will click at this link in the footer.</p>

<p>One possible improvement would be to first display the summary, before the full contributor terms.</p>

<p>It could be as Creative Commons does for their licenses, like <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/">http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/</a>, using really simple words and as concise as possible.</p>

<p>I see two good points in doing this:</p>

<ul>
<li>the user could quickly have an idea of what he can and cannot do, even if they keep accepting without reading the full terms</li>
<li>it should allow faster translations for the summary (since it isn't a technical language nor will have many words)</li>
</ul>

<p>Could we have this kind of improvement, please?</p>

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