[talk-au] Help with licensing

Andrew Davidson theswavu at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 04:41:48 UTC 2018

It's a known problem with a difference of opinion between the Queensland
Government and OSM as to licence compatibility. See this thread for example:


On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 3:34 PM, Satuim <95.5.radio at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> 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.
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