Re: LOD Data Sets, Licensing, and AWS

Ian Davis wrote:
>     On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 11:11 PM, Kingsley Idehen
>     < <>> 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
I am not talking about copyrighting the diameter of the moon. I am 
talking about the origin of the diameter of the moon that is 
de-referencable via an HTTP URI :-) Just want a pathway to the origin of 
the perspective that is being used in some other context and space.



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