Here's an excerpt from the announcement by Sarah Hinchliff Pearson:
These FAQs are intended to:
- alert CC licensors that some uses of their data and databases may not trigger the license conditions,
- reiterate to licensees that CC licenses do not restrict them from doing anything they are otherwise permitted to do under the law, and
- clear up confusion about how the version 3.0 CC licenses treat sui generis database rights.