If a SAAS product partially uses data distributed under the "Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License", and makes that data available through an API. Do clients of the company, who consume the API, need to also attribute in their documentation/advertising?

This question Can work licensed under a Creative Commons license WITHOUT ShareAlike attribute be republished UNADAPTED without the CC license? appears to suggest that it would, and perhaps all of the data with it.

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    What aspect of the data causes it to be subject to copyright protection? Is it photographs, sound recordings, literary works, or similar?
    – phoog
    Nov 2, 2019 at 16:12
  • IP geolocation data and similar information
    – Halcyon
    Nov 4, 2019 at 9:46


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