[OSM-talk] New OSM GeoData License Status

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Wed Feb 10 13:45:01 GMT 2010


Hi,

John Smith wrote:
> If the reason for changing licenses is because cc-by isn't applicable
> for geodata doesn't that mean that essentially the current data can
> just be converted to ODBL without needing "written" permission to
> change it?

This has been said about 150 times, by various people who all seem to 
have a world view in which there is either right or wrong and nothing in 
between.

Truth is, you can legally be an asshole.

OSMF tries not to be one, that's all.

Bye
Frederik




More information about the talk mailing list