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I would like to ask, when I extract mountain peak data from osm planet file and use it in my databade then as I read I should provide the data and any additional information under the same licence. Which is kind of restrictive. But ok. Let's say I follow. But then I have options for users to mark peaks as summited and add some details about the ascent and the other database has an identifuer marking the peak from peaks database where data are from osm. Am I supposed to offer these user ascent data as well under your licence ? It sounds crazy but that database does touch your data. It's linked. But the data have nothing to do with peak informations. I can offer peak information to others but It is ridiculous to offer users personal data and pictures along with it.

How does this copyright apply to a database that keeps a pointer to the database with your data ?

Thank you in advance.

asked 06 Oct '19, 07:22

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I think you should read https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Licence/Community_Guidelines/Horizontal_Map_Layers_-_Guideline as the data you add, seem to be a different "layer", in which case you do not have to share your data.

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answered 07 Oct '19, 09:10

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