[Tagging] My ban by user Woodpeck = Frederik Ramm

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Wed Jun 26 07:14:18 UTC 2019

At this point the discussion should really be continued

(a) under another subject and
(b) on a different mailing list (maybe legal-talk?)


On 26.06.19 07:16, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> 26 Jun 2019, 00:01 by tagging at openstreetmap.org:
>     in particular for non-commercial and scientific use
> This are not relevant at all, OSM data is not restricted in how it can
> be used.
>     I don't know to what extent this is applicable for an international
>     project such as OSM, but there are fair-use and non-commercial ex-
>     ceptions in the copyright statutes of many countries
> Both have limitations that make incompatible with OSM licensing
> requirements.
>     Merely reusing names of watercourses is not a breach of copyright, if
>     you research them in non-database publications
> OSM is a database
>     _or_ if you do copy
>     few excerpts
> This way lies madness, as there is  no way to ensure that only one user
> copied
> something. Multiple users copying only few excerpts each is not allowed.
>     (UrhG speaks of 15% for scientific, non-commercial use)
> How many for commercial use?
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