[Rd] R datasets ownership(copyright) and license

Hadley Wickham hadley at rice.edu
Tue Apr 3 23:00:58 CEST 2012

> 2. we considered all datasets factual data thus not copyrightable (in
>   USA? around the globe?)

This is definitely true in the US, but not true globally.  I have no
idea under which jurisdiction a lawsuit would apply.


Assistant Professor / Dobelman Family Junior Chair
Department of Statistics / Rice University

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