NLSI produce and maintain a range of spatial data. The Icelandic State is the owner of all copyrights acquired by NLSI and the organization looks after State interests in connection with copyrights and rights of use of all materials it has acquired, processed or published in connection with surveying, maps or images of Iceland. From January 23rd 2013, all data is available for free, but due to copyright laws the Copyright Act no. 73/1972 with subsequent amendments applies as regards copyrights. NLSI have a great collection of survey data which is accessible for everyone. Some of the data are only accessible in forms of reports but you can also download RINEX data from earth stations through GnWeb. You can also get information about new geoid or convert data between coordinate systems in the Cocodati application. NLSI produces and maintains a range of geographical data. Iceland is the owner of all copyrights NLSI has gained and NLSI protects these copyrights on behalf of Iceland the rights of use of all materials which NLSI has acquired, processed or issued in connection with observations, maps or pictures of Iceland. From January 23 2013, all the data is available, but due to copyright laws the Copyright Act no. 73/1972, as amended. Geographic data is used very widely, both by the government, businesses and individuals. They are an important for work the environment, security, planning, energy, research, public constructions and most importantly innovation. In terms of the public, it is clear that the importance of spatial information is increasing, but in recent years, spatial information shifted closer to the public through various media. The user now has the option to add information relating to his environment. Furthermore, the technology literacy has caused increased demand in easy accessible and reliable geographic data. Source.