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The government should protect intellectual property, not hide behind it

It should make all data easily accessible, not limit its usage by adding unnecessary watermarks. The government should protect intellectual property, not hide behind it
MoFAGA has made available maps showing the administrative boundaries of all the municipalities down to the ward level on its website. But technically no one is allowed to use them since all maps have watermark. Courtesy of the MoFAGA
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Deepak Thapa
Published at : July 25, 2019

Deepak Thapa

Deepak Thapa has been a fortnightly columnist with The Kathmandu Post since 2009. He is the Director of Social Science Baha, a research organisation based in Kathmandu.


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