OpenStreetMap Foundation

Licensing Working Group

  Tuesday 7th August 2012

18:00 - 18:38 GMT

Agenda & Minutes


Present: Dermot McNally, Simon Poole, Michael Collinson, Grant Slater, Oliver Kühn


Minutes by: Michael

1. Adoption of Minutes of last meetings

Proposed: Dermot

Seconded: Simon



2. MATTERS ARISING (open action items from previous meetings)

  • Grant - Get a license and attribution page link as an XML Comment into these APIs: Rails API. (should be complete soon)
  • Mike -  combine Bing Imagery License comments as a succinct list for forwarding to Microsoft legal.
  • Mike - Incorporate into foundation landing page
  • Mike - Provide text to Grant re and friends in Sept 20th minutes. ?OS or linking to attribution page or both? … liaise with CWG 
  • Mike - Thank pavel for kindly agreeing to use the bulk of his contributions.
  • Grant - DMCA address update (ongoing)
  • Grant - We also need to have better set of DMCA-related links to satisfy US / UK / German law.
  • Mike - Data imports & reciprocal licenses. Air to Management team and to legal-talk
  • Grant - formal DMCA web-form completion before redaction ends, (as distinct from free-form email or postal letter).

3. Finalise today's agenda

4. Pre-License Change-Over Issues

- DWG has expressed a desire to have a version of the redaction bot suitable for cleaning up copy and paste remapping and other violations. We will attempt to get an estimate of the amount of work this would require. Alternative would be to clean this bad data with traditional tools with the expectation of greater damage.

- Formal response to UMP Poland email.

5. AOB

Mike - Ask WSGR to update (DMCA) Service Provider Designation of Agent registry … Grant has sent details. Email will go to and and be forwarded to (at least)

Next Meeting:

Tuesday August 14th 18:00 UTC / 19:00 BST(UK) / 20:00 CEST