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Re: LOD Data Sets, Licensing, and AWS

From: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 23:37:10 +0100
Message-ID: <ec8613a80906231537yb2b99c0ucb965ce4d943b89d@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
>
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 11:11 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>wrote:
>
>>
>> Using licensing to ensure the data providers URIs are always preserved
>> delivers low cost and implicit attribution. This is what I believe CC-BY-SA
>> delivers. There is nothing wrong with granular attribution if compliance is
>> low cost. Personally, I think we are on the verge of an "Attribution
>> Economy", and said economy will encourage contributions from a plethora of
>> high quality data providers (esp. from the tradition media realm).
>
>
Regardless of any attribution economy, CC-BY-SA is basically unenforceable
for data so is not appropriate. You can't copyright the diameter of the
moon.

Ian
Received on Tuesday, 23 June 2009 22:37:45 UTC

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