[talk-au] Use of mapconnect data in OSM
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Mon Apr 6 00:40:28 UTC 2015
With the current terms and conditions you need to have permission of the
work owner to add it to the database.
Something that is licenced CC-BY-SA does not imply permission.
There have been numerous debates on this pre and post licence change in 2012
See here for an example of what has been done previously:
On 05/04/15 19:38, Warren wrote:
> Can someone in the know talk with me about mapconnect?
> The licensing statement at
> and the human readable version seem to me to indicate that its use is
> OK provided you give appropriate credit and show a link to the license.
> I was looking for a way to import National Park Boundaries into OSM.
> The data is there but, lets face it the licensing issues are so
> complex that I do not know if we are allowed.
> I have put a boundary around John Forrest National Park, just east of
> Midland WA, ex an shp file from mapconnect. Easily revertible.
> I would appreciate a response to the licensing issue and if the
> boundary definition is OK.
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