[talk-au] Use of mapconnect data in OSM [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Ross info at 4x4falcon.com
Thu Apr 16 06:28:01 UTC 2015


On 16/04/15 15:51, Andrew Harvey wrote:
> On 16 April 2015 at 15:26, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com 
> <mailto:penorman at mac.com>> wrote:
>
>     On 4/15/2015 6:01 AM, Ross wrote:
>
>         Hi Simon,
>
>         The issue is not with the licence.  The current terms and
>         conditions require permission to add data not owned by the
>         contributor.
>
>     This is incorrect. An appropriate license is sufficient. Some
>     obviously appropriate licenses are CC0, PDDL, ODC-BY and the ODbL
>     itself.
>
>     The issue is that CC BY (and BY-SA) 2.0, 2.5 and 3.0 require a
>     form of attribution that is not practical for most map uses, so we
>     need permission. This would have been true even without the
>     license change, as we were never meeting the requirements of those
>     versions of CC BY.
>

So where is the link that clarifies this on the wiki or where ever?


>     We have permission for many Australian sources, and I believe for
>     all CC BY Australian sources that were in use at the time of the
>     license change.
>
>
> Thanks for clarifying this Paul. Does CC-BY 4.0 have the same issue?
>
> What specific permission do we need? Do we essentially need the data 
> supplier to agree to CC0 plus attribution in some specific form. Is 
> there a sample legal agreement or text for this?
>
>
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