[talk-au] Wiki + Data Sources + Licensing Categories

Ian Sergeant inas66+osm at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 00:28:59 BST 2011


On 7 April 2011 23:03, Grant Slater <openstreetmap at firefishy.com> wrote:

> Their reply: "It is the property of BP and is intended as a service
> for personal use only." (and Shell for the Shell data I assume)

On 7 April 2011 23:27, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Except the data was a computer generated list of facts, which the
> courts in Australia state no longer has protection under copyright.

If the data owner doesn't grant permission under an acceptable licence
then we shouldn't relying on one interpretation of very recent
Australian case.  Especially since there are other areas of law that
may come into play here.

Keeping OSM data clean is the priority.

Ian.



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