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#32: Who is exempted from commercial licensing?

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Please note that any use of the data undertaken by for-profit businesses that do not directly generate revenue (product demos, showcases) are considered commercial use. The following exemptions apply:

Beyond the definition of non-commercial use provided by Creative Commons, we also grant a zero-cost license to the groups listed below:

  • any journalistic media that publish their findings in the public interest
  • advocacy and non-profit groups working to improve democratic governance
  • any public institution of a country invaded by the Russian Armed Forces (UA, GE, MD, BY, KZ).

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