[OSM-talk] "Asking is worth it": Maps of the commune of Samt donated

Dirk-Lüder Kreie osm-list at deelkar.net
Fri Jul 20 01:58:57 BST 2007


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Corey Burger schrieb:
> However, I have one minor concern with using maps from them: That of
> copyright. I would assume those maps are Copyright Samt and thus would
> we not need legal permission to get that data relicensed under our CC
> by sa license?

To clear up a misunderstanding first, we are not talking about the
community "Samt" but the Samtgemeinde (collective municipality) Oberharz.[1]

Secondly only map data the Samtgemeinde has full copyright control over
was handed out, and the CC-BY-SA licence explained to the authorities
beforehand.

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oberharz_%28Samtgemeinde%29
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Dirk-Lüder "Deelkar" Kreie
Bremen - 53.0952°N 8.8652°E

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