[OSM-talk] Attribution guideline status update
nunocapelocaldeira at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 19:24:11 UTC 2019
> . Plus, if anyone went to court trying to enforce something that OSMF
> recommended that was outside the licence, they would lose, and perhaps
> be forced by the court to pay attorney's fees.
Maybe individual contributors might feel "scary" of the attorney fees,
but probably not these contributors (some even shared under CC):
> Our contributors are thousands of individuals. We also include
> openly-licensed data from national mapping agencies and other sources,
> among them:
> * *Austria*: Contains data from Stadt Wien
> <https://data.wien.gv.at/> (under CC BY
> <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/at/deed.de>), Land
> and Land Tirol (under CC BY AT with amendments
> * *Australia*: Contains data sourced from PSMA Australia Limited
> licensed by the Commonwealth of Australia under CC BY 4.0
> * *Canada*: Contains data from GeoBase®, GeoGratis (© Department of
> Natural Resources Canada), CanVec (© Department of Natural
> Resources Canada), and StatCan (Geography Division, Statistics
> * *Finland*: Contains data from the National Land Survey of
> Finland's Topographic Database and other datasets, under the NLSFI
> * *France*: Contains data sourced from Direction Générale des Impôts.
> * *Netherlands*: Contains © AND data, 2007 (www.and.com
> * *New Zealand*: Contains data sourced from the LINZ Data Service
> <https://data.linz.govt.nz/> and licensed for reuse under CC BY
> 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/>.
> * *Slovenia*: Contains data from the Surveying and Mapping Authority
> <http://www.gu.gov.si/en/> and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry
> and Food <http://www.mkgp.gov.si/en/> (public information of
> * *Spain*: Contains data sourced from the Spanish National
> Geographic Institute (IGN <http://www.ign.es/>) and National
> Cartographic System (SCNE <http://www.scne.es/>) licensed for
> reuse under CC BY 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/>.
> * *South Africa*: Contains data sourced from Chief Directorate:
> National Geo-Spatial Information <http://www.ngi.gov.za/>, State
> copyright reserved.
> * *United Kingdom*: Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright
> and database right 2010-19.
Would be interesting to hear from these agencies what their thoughts of
the lack of attribution or different interpretation of ODbL. Probably
not happy and would certainly arm OSMF reputation.
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