On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 09:14:32AM +0100, Ole Streicher wrote:
> Then (and may be more important): These files are not copyrightable ad
> all, since they are natural data; they describe *facts*. As one can't
> copyright the distance to the moon, one can't copyright the details of
> earth rotation.
A collection of facts can have a copyright even if the facts themselves
can not. This is known as the Directive 96/9/EC on the EU.