[OSM-dev] Yahoo Aerial Imagery
raghuram.nadiminti at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 02:05:59 GMT 2007
The blog discusses the code that processes these images.
On 11/7/07, Robert (Jamie) Munro <rjmunro at arjam.net> wrote:
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> Raghu Ram wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am new to OSM mailing list. I am working on a project that can
> > process aerial images. I have seen on the OSM wiki that yahoo aerial
> > imagery is under creative common's license.
> That is not the case. Where in the wiki did you see it?
> > Is the license applicable
> > for everyone or just the OSM group? Also how can I download the imagery?
> The imagery is copyright, subject to Yahoo terms and conditions. You are
> not allowed to download it for any kind of "processing", you can only
> look at the images through the Yahoo supplied APIs.
> Roughly speaking, you can use the images to find geographic locations
> (e.g. where roads are situated), and when you do that, Yahoo don't claim
> copyright on those locations, but read the Yahoo terms and conditions
> before you attempt anything other than using Potlatch or JOSM/YWMS.
> What does your project do? Maybe you can work with
> http://openaerialmap.org/ but they don't have much imagery, if any at
> all at this stage.
> Robert (Jamie) Munro
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