[HOT] Pakistan Imagery

Kate Chapman kate at maploser.com
Wed Sep 1 13:28:36 BST 2010


Sam,

So far licensing has not been the issue.  Providers are just not
releasing their data as freely as they did in Haiti.  Perhaps because
it is a larger area, I'm not sure.

-Kate

On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 5:55 AM, Sam Larsen <samlarsen1 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> This is not a call for a license debate - especially on this list; i am just
> interested in the potential impact of the new license on HOT activities.
>
> Of those who did contact agencies and asked them to release imagery for use in
> OSM under the ODbL & CT's - is there a feeling that it is more difficult to get
> them to agree to these conditions than it was for Haiti with just CC-BY-SA?  Has
>
> anyone come across comments from imagery suppliers that specifically voiced
> their concerns about signing up to the new license terms?  As we are dealing
> with people's lives here, i would like to know if our activities are being
> adversely affected by the license change.
>
> This is just a call for feedback from those who have had direct contact with
> imagery suppliers.  If anyone wants to throw their two cents in about the
> license change - please post it to [legal-talk].
>
> Apologies to all those who are trying to avoid license debates - so am i, but
> this just struck me as a potential sticking point for my activities.
>
> Sam
>
>
>
>>
>>From: Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jgc at arkemie.com>
>>To: HOT <hot at openstreetmap.org>
>>Sent: Wed, 1 September, 2010 9:56:06
>>Subject: Re: [HOT] Pakistan Imagery
>>
>> Le 31/08/2010 20:50, Katie Filbert a écrit :
>>[...]
>>>
>>>
>>>Also, please take a look through the imagery listings on both the Digital Globe
>>
>>>and GeoEye website.  I did a brief look a couple weeks ago on the digital globe
>>
>>>and didn't find much post-flooding that covered the region and had low cloud
>>>cover.
>>>
>>>
> Hi,
>
> I had in mind that it was not clear whether OSM was allowed to use them for
> tracing, from:
>
>
>
> -------- Message original --------
> Sujet: Re: [CrisisMappers] Potential imagery for Pakistan
> Date : Thu, 12 Aug 2010 15:28:07 -0500
> De : Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com>
> Répondre à : crisismappers at googlegroups.com
> Pour : crisismappers at googlegroups.com
> Copie à : hot <hot at openstreetmap.org>, Kashif Rasul <kashif.rasul at gmail.com>
>
> I have the USGS/DigitalGlobe imagery ready to be used if we can clarify the
> licensing issues.
>
>
> Has anyone found any other imagery?
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 6:01 AM, Shoaib Burq <saburq at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi all
>>
>>This is just to let you know Kashif and I have drafted a letter to
>>send to either National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency or Digital
>>Globe to get permission to use the imagery.
>>
>>Please see: http://piratepad.net/0mAOCFV6fi
>>
>>If someone knows who we need to ask their contact would be much
>>appreciated. We can then go ahead an setup a TileServer and WMS
>>
>>Shoaib Burq
>>--
>>
>
>
> Has any answer been received ?
>
> Best regards,
>
> Jean-Guilhem
>
>
>
>
>
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