At FOSS4G 2007 Arnulf Christl, Director, OSGeo gave a lightning talk titled: "Polluter-Pays-Principle Applied to Public Geodata". His is cited to say:
|Citation: "Entities that change the environment should be obliged to document these changes following the Polluter-Pays-Principle to make the resulting geo data as freely accessible as air to breathe."|
Micro Bio from FOSS4G 2007
Arnulf is Free Software advocate who started off as UNIX sysadmin on a Borg cube, turned to spatial, hacked some software and now makes a living out of orchestrating loosely distributed spatial data services and people living in them.