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Any Open (Structured) Datasets for the World Factbook (Public Domain Country Profiles Published by the CIA)?

For factbook data which has been parsed into numbers / arrays etc (unlike any existing projects which store all values as strings) have a look at https://github.com/iancoleman/cia_world_factbook_api#...
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Global sea/ocean polygons (with names)

Take a look at Marineregions.org, specifically look under IHO Sea Areas. These are boundaries of oceans and seas as defined by the International Hyrdographic Association. When you go to download it ...
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How to embed licenses within SVG?

This is not RDFa, but rather embedded RDF/XML, which is allowed by the SVG Tiny 1.2 Specification. There are the following errors: <cc:license> instead of <cc:License> in lines 26, ...
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Can an image licensed under CC BY-NC-ND be used in free application

Without pretending to legal expertise which I do not possess, the best answer I can give is maybe. Note that the definition of NonCommercial is defined as follows: NonCommercial means not primarily ...
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CC-SA (without BY) has been "Retired", but I want to use it anyway. Recommendations?

The problem with using the CC SA license is that it hasn't been updated since v1.0. The rest of the CC licenses are up to v4.0 now, and the new versions have cleared up a lot of issues and ambiguities ...
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Looking for modern english texts in public domain / CC-BY-SA

Arxiv.org is a repository of scientific pre-prints. License API Bulk data access Many papers can be accessed in TeX typesetting format (in addition to PDF, PS).
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Commercial use of a model derived from NC-licensed data?

As a researcher I would tend towards this being fair use. Within the academic world, articles that are distributed under strong copyright laws prevent others from doing things such as reusing figures ...
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SPARQL federation and attribution licenses?

IANAL, but I would see a SPARQL end-point as either an adaption or collection, and CC-BY states in section 4b: [...] The credit required by this Section 4 (b) may be implemented in any reasonable ...
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SPARQL federation and attribution licenses?

I think you should use the OBDL license on your endpoint. State this for the "Contents" providers: We do not claim any rights over the information we receive from our sources, and attribute them ...
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Any Open (Structured) Datasets for the World Factbook (Public Domain Country Profiles Published by the CIA)?

This guy scrapes weekly and has maybe the most recent version https://github.com/iancoleman/cia_world_factbook_api
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What can "open data" with a CC-BY-NC-ND (Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial NoDerivatives) license be used for?

I would also like a definitive answer to this question. I think that the crux of the matter lies in the definition of a "work", and "distribution". You could, I think, distribute an application that ...
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