The concerns about the inclusion of potentially unlicensed third party data are not unfounded, such a situation was partly responsible for the [https://www.scribd.com/document_downloads/265440465?extension=pdf&from=embed&source=embed demise of the openaddresses.co.uk project].
Many governments at every level of administration worldwide
For example in Canada it is common to reference local FOIA and privacy regulation, which can be problematic depending on the actual contents of the data. Example: a licence referencing local data protection regulation might need reviewing if it is being applied to an address dataset.
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