[Geowanking] Fwd: [OGC Press Release] Mash-up event to unite leading minds from the geographic information industry
josh at oklieb.net
Fri Oct 13 09:04:42 PDT 2006
Cristian Opincaru and I gave a presentation on this at FOSS4G'2006
contribId=196&sessionId=52&confId=1 ) which may provide some basic
information on this. The OWS-4 activities do also involve 52N
We were not pelted with rotten tomatoes during the presentation, but
since it was given the morning after the evening reception and few
were in any condition to get worked up about it.
On Oct 13, 2006, at 10:38 AM, Tyler Mitchell wrote:
> On 13-Oct-06, at 7:02 AM, Josh at oklieb wrote:
>> My disclaimer: I am working with OS and with OGC on what is called
>> "GeoDRM" but which is actually a wide concept of rights management
>> in the use and distribution of geodata, including such things as
>> Creative Commons and GPL.
> Hi Josh, you brought up some good points in that note. I was
> wondering about GeoDRM specifically. I see that the 52North group
> is focused specifically on this - are you connected with them at
> all. Can you help demystify the whole GeoDRM concept. It implies,
> to me, in my ignorance the same kind control by vendors and removal
> of distribution rights from users. How is GeoDRM different from
> the DRM we hear about in the music industry, etc?
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