[OSM-talk] We need to have a conversation about attribution

Florian Lohoff f at zz.de
Fri Mar 1 13:57:55 UTC 2019


On Fri, Mar 01, 2019 at 10:48:54AM +0100, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> a) would require changing license again, right?

Yes - And i had the question before we relicensed - Are we going
to have a Licensing Working group which enforces the ODbL even 
in court. 

Probably we are now at the point where someone has to hold up
to the big reasons why we needed a relicense. 

> d) what would be our options for especially stubborn ones? DMCA filed by OSMF?

Yes - Thats exactly whats needs to happen. When you slap your strict
license on something you need to be ready to enforce it - otherwise
its just a lip service. Up to now the ODbL brought changes for mappers 
with the CT etc - Data consumers still do what they ever did - Consume
and sometimes attribute at will.


So please either enforce the ODbL or relicense to CC0. 

Flo
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Florian Lohoff                                                 f at zz.de
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