[Talk-GB] [Imports] Importing fuel stations in UK and future similar imports

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Sat May 13 10:05:03 UTC 2017

On 13/05/17 10:48, David Woolley wrote:
> Also, maps are covered by database rights as well as copyright, for 15
> years, and that is the real issue for geocoding, as it doesn't require
> any degree of creativity.

I should have added that the fair dealing exemption for database rights 
explicitly forbids commercial use, see clause 20(1)(b) 
<www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1997/3032/regulation/20/made>, whereas OSM 
licensing requires that the data be usable for commercial purposes.

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