[talk-au] Help with licensing
95.5.radio at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 04:34:04 UTC 2018
I recently asked for permission to use a CC-BY 4.0 dataset but got
rejected. The dataset I want to use is fairly important (boundaries for
suburbs and counties for QLD).
Here is the response I got:
The Department will not provide the data under an Open Database
license. It is our belief that a CC:BY licence is sufficient for use
of our data.
It is my understanding that the entity does not need to provide/change
the license, but simply say it is OK for ODbL's slightly different
terms, Was I misunderstood in my email? what advice can be given here? I
sent the cover letter/waiver here:
I do know of another dataset, but am wondering if I could bounce back
from this rejection? If not what could I send to help? Is there
something more persuasive that can be sent, Like anecdotes from local
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