[Talk-GB] OS Opendata & the new license/CT

Ed Avis eda at waniasset.com
Wed Sep 8 17:12:17 BST 2010

Richard Fairhurst <richard at ...> writes:

>1. The compatibility of the ODbL and the Contributor Terms with OS OpenData
>is debated on two counts: whether ODbL allows people to release a Produced
>Work without the required attribution, and whether the Contributor Terms
>allows OSMF to relicence data without the required attribution. 

That's not the main issue with the contributor terms.  See section 1 of the CTs:
'You agree to only add Contents for which You are the copyright holder'.
Clearly, you cannot agree to this and at the same time copy substantial chunks
from the Ordnance Survey maps.

Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com>

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