[Open-transport] Semi-open (non free for commercial use) data
Stefan de Konink
stefan at konink.de
Fri May 2 21:00:51 UTC 2014
This discussion is very academic. Since facts cannot be copyrighted, thus
anyone redistributing facts are by definition not in violation of any
By definition any app that has users increase the visibility of the
transport agency and by that definition could be considered with commercial
The basic distinction we have in The Netherlands is:
- CC-0 data, with a maximum subscription fee per connection for a
symbolic 1000 euro per year.
- data with a service level agreement with has a maximum subscription
fee per connection for a symbolic 1000 euro per year.
Effectively both CC-0 as SLA realtime data streams are free as in beer.
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