Monday, April 29, 2013

5 Key Spatial Law and Policy Links (April 29, 2013)

B.C. Privacy Commissioner Finds Engine Monitoring Technology Reasonable  (Blakes) A couple of important cases out of Canada. 

Whose Job Is It To Manage Software Licensing?  (Scott & Scott LLP) I think many of the same issues will apply to data audits to ensure license compliance.

How to save UK's open data: Meet the 'Fair Value Licence'  (The Register)  Interesting proposal on government data licenses.

These stories were taken from the Spatial Law and Policy Update - the best source to keep current on legal and policy developments around the world that impact the collection, use and distribution of geoinformation. The Update is prepared weekly by the Center for Spatial Law and Policy for its members. To learn more about the Centre for Spatial Law and Policy and to become a member, click here.

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