[OSM-talk] BSD/CC-by/LGPL vs. SharedAlike - decide now and forever

Ben Gimpert ben at somethingmodern.com
Fri Mar 24 10:22:44 GMT 2006


On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 01:08:29AM +0000, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> P.S. thought for the day - are raw GPS tracks even copyrightable under 
> UK law? I don't really want to think about that one...

Here there be dragons...

Automatically generated statistics are "raw data," and lack any creative
expression.  In addition, there is no original document that could even
potentially be reverse-derived.  So wearing my US-centric IANAL hat -- I
would assume zero protection for raw GPS tracks.

		Ben





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