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- Explain the legal concept “property regime”
- Compare and contrast the U.S. federal government’s policy regarding rights to geospatial data with similar policies in other countries
- Compare and contrast the consequences of different national policies about rights to geospatia data in terms of the real costs of spatial data, their coverage, accuracy, uncertainty, reliability, validity, and maintenance
- Describe organizations’ and governments’ incentives to treat geospatial information as property
- Outline arguments for and against the notion of information as a public good
- Argue for and against the treatment of geospatial information as a commodity