The broad question is: how are the licensing terms for a classifier that is trained with open annotated (or manually annotated) data?

  1. I am trying to train a dependency parser for German text with annotated data which is licensed under creative commons license (Attribution CC-BY). To train the classifier I want to a use machine learning tool that is licensed under the Apache license. Is it legally permissible to license the resulting classifier (my code and the model file) under a commercial license?
  2. Suppose I scrape a text from the web, or alternatively I download a corpus collection that is licensed under Attribution CC-BY, and I use an annotation tool that is open source under the Apache license, and I train a classifier with an Apache machine learning software, will it legally be permissible to license the resulting classifier under commercial terms?


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