A quick look at the EU code tells us: "Member States should therefore make available, as a minimum and free of charge, the services *for discovering and*, subject to certain specific conditions, *viewing* spatial data sets."
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=OJ:L:2007:108:TOC So you can look but not necessarily use under licence. That seems to depend on what each country decides to do. The missed a trick but this was over 10 years ago now when views were different. Best, *Rob* On 3 May 2018 at 00:21, Martijn van Exel <m...@rtijn.org> wrote: > INSPIRE sets the framework for geospatial (meta)data in the EU and > requires member states to commit to having certain types of data available > in a defined exchange format. When I was involved in this more closely, > there was not the assumption that the data would be free (as in beer), and > as far as I know the conditions of availability to citizens were not > enshrined in the INSPIRE directive. > > NL makes a lot of spatial data under INSPIRE freely available, see > https://www.pdok.nl/en > > Sent from my iPhone > > On May 2, 2018, at 17:10, Rob Nickerson <rob.j.nicker...@gmail.com> wrote: > > INSPIRE is an EU requirement. As far as I know the UK makes all their > INSPIRE data open for free, although I am not sure if they had to under the > EU rules of if they just decided to. See: > > https://data.gov.uk/location/inspire > > > *Rob* > > _______________________________________________ > talk mailing list > email@example.com > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk > >
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