[Talk-us] Can US OSM help with license upgrade?

Nakor nakor.osm at gmail.com
Thu Aug 12 15:49:44 BST 2010


  On 8/12/2010 10:27 AM, Dave Hansen wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-08-12 at 10:23 -0400, Nakor wrote:
>> My only issue is the first paragraph of the Contributor Terms. I do not
>> have **explicit** permission from the various US government entities and
>> do not feel comfortable accepting those terms.
>>
>> One of the mission of the US OSM could be to get explicit permission
>> from those federal/state/local government entities that we derived data
>> from.
> Or get a lawyer to tell you whether or not the license terms under which
> the various entities provided the data impact the relicensing.
>
> -- Dave
>
That's where I would expect US OSM or OSMF to step in. What is a point 
of having every contributor doing this where a structure like US OSM or 
OSMF could do it once?

Thanks,

N.



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