[OSM-talk] Google WMS: is this legal?
deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 30 13:16:10 BST 2010
On 30 March 2010 22:10, andrzej zaborowski <balrogg at gmail.com> wrote:
> people do. And if they send that guy a C&D he'll be responsible of
> ceasing to distribute the tiles as well as repair damage caused (or at
He's not distributing a program that breaks their TOS since he's not
directly doing anything, as others have pointed you have to download
the software and use it yourself to break google ToS...
> least stop damage happening) to Google if they say so, which may
> include informing all people who downloaded the tiles, all people who
> downloaded OSM data created by tracing over them, then their
People shouldn't be uploading data from sources it's not allowed to,
just like you shouldn't shoot people, but it's legal in a lot of
places to trade firearms, just because you buy a gun doesn't mean you
can do what you like with it.
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