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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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Does this violate copyright of music/lyrics/sound?

As long as you don't keep the song anywhere on your servers, and have clear warnings "Do not transform songs that you are not allowed to transform", I believe you don't risk that much. You are just an ...
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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, ...
Stanislav Kralin's user avatar
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Data License Model for "Use, don't share"?

What you're asking for is basically a non-disclosure agreement. You can use, modify, whatever, but you're not allowed to share with somebody else. It is usually imposed by the data owner, if they have ...
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Data License Model for "Use, don't share"?

The creative commons licence website has a questionnaire you can fill out to find a licence that meets your needs. Do you think the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International licence ...
Anthony Joseph's user avatar
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The "right to mine" and scraping the web in EU

The article in the LSE blog you have pointed out seems to be a good overview, the problems seem to be not only UK specific: Even with some legal barriers now removed, technical barriers remain ...
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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 ...
Hayden Schiff's user avatar
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Where to upload media not yet compatible with Wikimedia Commons licenses? ("open dark archive")

The website should keep the uploaded images, and provide visitors with as much as what the copyright laws allow (for instance only metadata and a fair-use thumbnail) Might be someone would want to ...
user930067's user avatar
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Types of license for OpenData

In the OpenDefinition site which is part of the OpenKnowledge Foundation, there is a list of licenses that can be considered as OpenData, and it indicates in which cases it should be used: http://...
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Types of license for OpenData

The datasets published in Zenodo I recently looked at had CC licenses. Here is a search for all open datasets in Zenodo. When you search in re3data (repository of research data repositories) and try ...
FuzzyLeapfrog's user avatar
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Which licence do I need to link to when using a resource under CC BY 4.0 Generalitat?

"Generalitat" refers to "Generalitat Valenciana", which is considered the author here (see this page). There's no license called "CC BY 4.0 Generalitat", the field "...
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Free or paid for quality bible data available for download?

Wikisource has many bible versions, in many languages, as wikitext. It does not contain any mappings, words count or much metadata, unfortunately. Example page: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Bible_(...
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Non commercial use of nfl team logos from Wikipedia

Ask your lawyer. (Or don't, depending on how serious your project is. No one is going to sue you about a hobby web page showing some logos.) Most logos are copyrighted and the owner has not given ...
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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 ...
Trevor J. Smith's user avatar
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Are there general terms of service or licenses for ESRI's ArcGIS FeatureServer?

Not unreasonable by any means. I approach all data on ESRI as open, even when owners/ESRI go out of their way to hide access to it. No licensing on the page is unfortunate indeed. And no way to ...
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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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Is the Foundational Model of Anatomy Ontology an Open Data that can incorporated in other Open Databases?

The "FMA Licenses" link leads now to the Express License Program page which says: Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions I've emailed them and they've answered: The software is ...
Stanislav Kralin's user avatar
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What's the license of MIMIC-III?

This is the new data use agreement for MIMIC-III as of v1.4 (current version at time of writing): I will not attempt to identify any individual or institution referenced in PhysioNet restricted ...
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