[Talk-GB] OSM Contributor Terms vs OS OpenData Licence

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Mon Apr 18 22:50:29 BST 2011


TimSC wrote:
> We do have an 
> imperfect attribution on the wiki [1] for CC attribution. Agreeing to 
> the CTs seems to be a bigger violation than our current practice, 
> because it declares that the contributor has unlimited rights over the 
> data (in order to grant OSMF that right too).

I think that's not correct, at least not for the current version of the 
contributor terms. "Unlimited rights" is certainly a gross 
overstatement. Current CTs only require you to declare that the data you 
contribute is compatible with the current license regime?


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