[talk-au] ODbL data.gov.au permission granted

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Tue Sep 27 12:58:54 BST 2011

On 27 September 2011 11:22, Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Below I quote the response from the data.gov.au team which I received:
>>OpenStreetMap (OSM) are utilising datasets made available from data.gov.au
>>under CC-BY 2.5 or CC-BY 3.0 only.  They are required to attribute the authors
>>correctly, which they now are through their Wiki.  This provides an appropriate
>>chain of attribution, in accordance with Creative Commons licensing, for any
>>end user of OSM products.
>>In the example you provided, you as end user would be obliged to attribute
>>OSM when you used the extracted data.  They, in turn, are obliged to attribute
>>the original government dataset. We do not consider that what we are providing
>>is “special permission” – we have only clarified our position on appropriate

Andrew, could you share the text of the questions + examples asked? It
has an impact on the 2nd paragraph of their response.


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