[OSM-talk] database copyright

Nick Whitelegg nick at hogweed.org
Mon Jul 2 12:40:14 BST 2007

On Monday 02 Jul 2007 11:12, Steve Chilton wrote:
> Anyone interested in the ownership of database copyright arguments might
> care to have a look at the Free Our Data blog which has a posting today
> on the Environment Agency threatening to take OnOneMap to court if they
> didn't remove the flood data that they had scraped from EA from their
> website.
> See: http://www.freeourdata.org.uk/blog/index.php
> Cheers

Reminds me of the database showing areas of Access Land which is closed, 
proprietary and inaccessible. Someone ought to tell them that the principle 
of Access Land is the polar opposite of closed, proprietary, inaccessible 
data :-(


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