[OSM-legal-talk] Tracing from Aerial Imagery
Tim Waters (chippy)
chippy2005 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 11:02:48 BST 2008
a recording (over 3 youtube videos) of Ed Parsons & Mapmaker can be found here:
On 8/1/08, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
> Has the recording of that session been made live?
> On 31 Jul 2008, at 17:14, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> > Hi,
> > this question is directed at those that were present during the
> > questions session following Ed Parsons' talk at this year's SOTM.
> > If I remember correctly, Ed had just explained that Google needed to
> > buy
> > extra "tracing licenses" for aerial imagery to be used in Map Maker,
> > and
> > that these licenses were more expensive than the ordinary "display
> > licenses".
> > Someone then said that Google Earth already has a built-in feature to
> > trace from *any* Google imagery, and why that was allowed when Google
> > didn't have those licenses.
> > And in response Ed made a distinction that I had not heard in all
> > those
> > "aerieal imagery tracing" discussions. If I remember correctly, he
> > said
> > (more or less): As long as you trace something with which you have a
> > personal relation - e.g. a bike route that you actually travelled, or
> > the house that you live in - it's ok. It starts to become "not ok"
> > only
> > when you begin large-scale tracing of terrain that you have no
> > personal
> > relationship with.
> > Question 1 - is that what Ed said? And question 2 - does it make
> > sense,
> > legally? And question 3 - so I am allowed to trace my house, and my
> > neighbour's, and my workplace, and the bakery I visit every morning,
> > and
> > my birthplace, and my parent's house...?
> > Bye
> > Frederik
> > --
> > Frederik Ramm ## eMail frederik at remote.org ## N49°00'09"
> > E008°23'33"
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