Licensing Working Group
Tuesday 27th August 2013
18:00 - 18:55 UTC
Agenda & Minutes
Present: Paul Norman, Dermot McNally, Simon Poole, Michael Collinson
Minutes by: Michael
1. Adoption of Minutes of last meeting
Note: This editable minute link is for LWG members only. A public version is normally available at http://www.osmfoundation.org
2. MATTERS ARISING (open action items from previous meetings)
3. Finalise today's agenda
4. LWG welcomes Paul Norman as new member
Paul Norman has kindly volunteered to join the LWG as a full member and was unanimously accepted and welcomed.
5. Trademark Registration (Simon)
(Canada not included due to expense)
Quotes received for the above approximately £1,950 for WIPO fees and £900 plus VAT for legal administration fees. Simon to request funds from Oliver.
6. OSMF Articles of Association Update
The new draft Articles have now gone out with with OSMF AGM invitation. Two special resolutions will be voted on and need 75% to pass.
Text of the new articles
7. DMCA document
- Check that counsel OK with us publishing takedown notices
- Check that we have procedure to deal with counter notices
- We should not block accounts unless they are re-uploading data.
- Generate templates for various stages
8. Using Facebook (and other) logins for OpenStreetMap access.
http://developers.facebook.com/policy/#policies see III. A 2 “Demographic restrictions” and III, B, 4
Approaches to Facebook legal have not resulted in response. Mike - Ask legal counsel whether there is any general risk to the project and its data if Facebook feel we do not match their policies.
Paul - https://github.com/openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website/pull/153#issuecomment-23361178 asked on github issues
9. About Boxes
Last meeting minutes: “LWG therefore encourages the community to consider specific guidelines for specific type of media. Some examples that also need more consideration are:
Mike - Forward to legal-talk
10. Community Guidelines/Norms - Process Formalisation
Mike - Publish what we decided at 2013-07-30 meeting
11. Privacy Issues API/Planet Dump
No progress on review:
Review and propose updates the general privacy statement for registration of contributors to appear to make sure it addresses:
We should also consider whether we need to point out, formally or informally, that UK Data Privacy regulations may apply to use of planet dumps to generate personal profiles about contributors.
Paul has produced a paper “Geocoding, ODbL and derivative works“
All - Review and comment via email or at next meet
Tuesday 10th September at 18:00 GMT/UTC