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* Provision of clear guidelines for licenses, and the implications of their uses, for people contributing data to geospatial web / GSDI efforts.
 
* Provision of clear guidelines for licenses, and the implications of their uses, for people contributing data to geospatial web / GSDI efforts.
 
* Potential work on a draft LPGL license to complement the draft [http://cemml.carleton.ca:8080/OGUG/pgl/ PGL]
 
* Potential work on a draft LPGL license to complement the draft [http://cemml.carleton.ca:8080/OGUG/pgl/ PGL]
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== Participants ==
 
== Participants ==
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== Existing and related projects ==
 
== Existing and related projects ==
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* [http://www.okfn.org/wiki/OpenKnowledgeDefinition Open Knowledge Definition] survey of open license stances, a superset of this effort.  
 
* [http://www.okfn.org/wiki/OpenKnowledgeDefinition Open Knowledge Definition] survey of open license stances, a superset of this effort.  
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=== Geodata Licenses ===
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* [http://sig.cwriter.org/index.php/PGL Public Geodata License]
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* [http://cemml.carleton.ca:8080/OGUG/pgl Group PGL-Canada]
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* [http://creativecommons.org/ Creative Commons]
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== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 15:57, 24 March 2006

This is a project of the Public Geospatial Data Committee

The right to reuse and redistribute publically accessible bodies of data needs to be clear. This group can help provide guidelines for public geodata licensing, both of community-contributed and state-collected bodies of data.

Focus

  • Provision of clear guidelines for licenses, and the implications of their uses, for people contributing data to geospatial web / GSDI efforts.
  • Potential work on a draft LPGL license to complement the draft PGL


Participants

Existing and related projects

Geodata Licenses


References

See Also