[HOT] Something good associate with OSM

Tom Taylor tom.taylor.stds at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 00:09:28 UTC 2015

Apologies as administrator for letting this through before reading the 

Tom Taylor

On 16/03/2015 7:36 PM, Alan McConchie wrote:
> Hello Mateusz,
> Please stop sending this announcement to every OSM mailing list. I see
> that Dan Stowell already asked you on the osm-newbies list to stop
> sending email to more than one osm list, and I also see that Michael
> Reichert on the osm-talk list has reported that you have been sending
> OSM users personal messages as well.
> Your SafeThru application is only marginally related to OSM (you are
> creating a proprietary application and generating a proprietary
> database, and are only using an OSM basemap) and is completely
> irrelevant to HOT. Because you are sending unsolicited commercial email,
> this technically fits into some definitions of "spam".
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spamming
> Please do not send any further announcements to any OSM mailing lists.
> Alan
> On Mar 16, 2015, at 9:52 AM, mateusz at safethru.com
> <mailto:mateusz at safethru.com> wrote:
>> Hello.
>> I would like to introduce project which may revolutionize global access to
>> information about safety and have impact on the improvement.
>> Of course project is created on OSM base.
>> It is mobile app available on android devices:
>> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.safethru.android
>> SafeThru is useful for people interested in improve local safety level
>> for example by inform others about danger areas but most of all it is
>> great tool for travelers for whom this knowledge is like gold dust.
>> Especially for them Airbnb feature is developed. Now they can check Airbnb
>> offers and choose one from 'good neighborhood'.
>> Core of app is in place and it can be download from google store.
>> But it is in beta stage and there are some functions that we would like to
>> discuss with potential users. And that is why there is crowdfunding
>> campaign on indiegogo platform:
>> https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/safethru-dare-to-protect-yourself-and-others
>> We would like to ask for support OpenStreetMap community in founding
>> this project. We need help with communicate this initiative to
>> OSM community. I'm happy to send more photos or materials.
>> I'm sure that if we succeed it will be OSM success ass well.
>> Kind Regards,
>> Mateusz Piwowarczyk
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