Open Knowledge

Open Definition

Defining Open in Open Data, Open Content and Open Knowledge

Talis Community License (TCL)

  • Domain of Application: Data.

The Talis Community License has been depreacted in favor of the ODbL.

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The TCL existed only in draft form. The TCL is explicitly intended to address the protection of data’’ in line with the European notion of a Database Right, as opposed to the Copyright protections afforded to ‘‘creative works by the majority of equivalent licenses.

How to apply

Include a link to, or a full copy of the TCL in your work, and something like the following:

Copyright (c) [YEAR] [YOUR NAME]. This work is made available under the terms of the Talis Community License.