[Open-transport] We Move Project : Open Delays

Pieter Colpaert pieter.colpaert at okfn.org
Mon Oct 27 08:39:41 UTC 2014

Open Knowledge has been doing it in the past in each case. If 
interesting enough, I think they're willing to do it again (cc Rufus ;-) )

Kind regards,

On 2014-10-25 19:43, Stefan Kaufmann wrote:
> On 17.10.2014 10:21, Pieter Colpaert wrote:
>> But then again... is this information protectable? I think not: no
>> creativity is involved and the Sui Generis law is not applicable as it
>> is a logical consequence of driving trains. I would not bother with the
>> legal question here.
> IP legislation is only one aspect, though. If I were working for a 
> transit agency's legal department (which I ain't), I would have 
> provided the API and website with a license agreement stating allowed 
> and non-allowed uses of that data.
> The Google scraping comparison also doesn't hold well – robots.txt has 
> been in existence for about 20 years now, and has widely been honored 
> by crawlers.
> That said: Bring it on, I love transit-data related lawsuits, and OKF 
> will hopefully provide legal cover, right? Right?! :D
> regards,
> -stk
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