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JSON description of the most popular licenses for public datasets and their respective legal ramifications
{
"Public Domain": {
"license_name": "Public Domain",
"license_full_name": "Public Domain Mark",
"license_text_url": "https://creativecommons.org/choose/mark/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": true,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": false,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"CC-0": {
"license_name": "CC-0",
"license_full_name": "Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication",
"license_text_url": "https://creativecommons.org/choose/zero/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": true,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": false,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"PDDL": {
"license_name": "PDDL",
"license_full_name": "ODC Public Domain Dedication and Licence",
"license_text_url": "https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/pddl/1.0/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": true,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": false,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": true,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"CC-BY": {
"license_name": "CC-BY",
"license_full_name": "Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International",
"license_text_url": "https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": true,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"CDLA-Permissive-1.0": {
"license_name": "CDLA-Permissive-1.0",
"license_full_name": "Community Data License Agreement – Permissive, Version 1.0",
"license_text_url": "https://cdla.io/permissive-1-0/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": true,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"ODC-BY": {
"license_name": "ODC-BY",
"license_full_name": "Open Data Commons Attribution License",
"license_text_url": "http://opendatacommons.org/licenses/by/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": true,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": true,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"CC-BY-SA": {
"license_name": "CC-BY-SA",
"license_full_name": "Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International",
"license_text_url": "https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": true,
"requires_share_alike": true,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"CDLA-Sharing-1.0": {
"license_name": "CDLA-Sharing-1.0",
"license_full_name": "Community Data License Agreement – Sharing, Version 1.0",
"license_text_url": "https://cdla.io/sharing-1-0/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": true,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"ODC-ODbL": {
"license_name": "ODC-ODbL",
"license_full_name": "Open Data Commons Open Database License",
"license_text_url": "https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": true,
"requires_share_alike": true,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"CC-BY-NC": {
"license_name": "CC-BY-NC",
"license_full_name": "Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International",
"license_text_url": "https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": true,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": false,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"CC-BY-ND": {
"license_name": "CC-BY-ND",
"license_full_name": "Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International",
"license_text_url": "https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": true,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": false
}
},
"CC-BY-NC-SA": {
"license_name": "CC-BY-NC-SA",
"license_full_name": "Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International",
"license_text_url": "https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": true,
"requires_share_alike": true,
"commercially_available": false,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
},
"CC-BY-NC-ND": {
"license_name": "CC-BY-NC-ND",
"license_full_name": "Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International",
"license_text_url": "https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": true,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": false,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": false
}
},
"ODL2.0": {
"license_name": "ODL2.0",
"license_full_name": "Open Data License 2.0",
"license_text_url": "https://www.cambridge.ca/en/your-city/resources/Open-Data-Licence-Version-2.pdf",
"license_attributes": {
"public_domain": false,
"required_attribution_upon_sharing": false,
"requires_share_alike": false,
"commercially_available": true,
"database_only": false,
"derivatives_allowed": true
}
}
}
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