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What is the licensing situation for the OSM icon? Is the logo (Map with a magnifing glass glas) is copyrighted?

asked 04 Apr '11, 19:34

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edited 20 Aug '13, 12:04

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The logo is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. See e.g. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Openstreetmap_logo.svg

Note, however, that the OpenStreetMap Foundation owns the Trademarks for the OpenStreetMap Logo in the UK. An application for European trademark for the name 'OpenStreetMap' is also in hand ( http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Trademark ). This means there are additional restrictions on using the logo, at least for commercial use (and maybe even for non-commercial use).

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answered 04 Apr '11, 20:12

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