[OSM-legal-talk] Google MapMaker and OSM data...
erjohan at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 11:01:52 BST 2010
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 3:50 PM, Robert Kaiser <kairo at kairo.at> wrote:
> Eric Jarvies schrieb:
>> Is Google Maps(MapMaker) now starting to use OSM data?
> From all I've heard, they probably have been for some time, and given they
> are in the US, they probably can legally use our data under the current
> license just like it would be PD, so they are happily doing that.
> IANAL, and all information is from hearsay, but that's how I take all that.
> Robert Kaiser
>From what I understand they would only be able to distribute it in the
US under the veil of PD, it would still be covered by copyright in EU.
Don't know about Mexico.
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