Open Data Commons - Licence now out

Shane Martin Coughlan coughlan at
Wed Sep 26 12:13:17 UTC 2007


MJ Ray wrote:
> One problem caused by Europe for free software is database licensing,
> which isn't quite the same as copyright over databases.  Someone has
> published a first draft of an open data licence to try to cover this.
> Is this useful for free software or not?

I'm going to pass this for reference on to the FTF legal network.
Thanks for posting this MJ.



Shane Coughlan
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Free Software Foundation Europe
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