[Openstreetmap] public domain in USA

Kendall Sears krsears at starband.net
Tue Dec 13 13:18:17 GMT 2005

Public Domain in the US is LESS RESTRICTIVE than ANY OSS license.  Once
a object is put into the Public Domain here it can be used for _any_
purpose by anyone.


On Tue, 2005-12-13 at 13:38 +0100, Immanuel Scholz wrote:
> > i met one of them at the last Linuxtag and we discussed
> > a special licence for geodata
> > (but only with the result that he proposed to use a
> > "known" licence like CC or GPL that fits best until
> > the is a special licence)
> So the cool way would be straigt asking the US government to realease
> their work additional to the public domain license under GPL or CC?
> Well, I am too shy. :)
> Ciao, Imi.
Kendall Sears <krsears at starband.net>
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