[HOT] [OSM-talk] BBC License Violation?

pmailkeey . pmailkeey at googlemail.com
Fri May 1 21:37:27 UTC 2015

Is that news article link still valid ?

On 1 May 2015 at 22:18, Robert Banick <rbanick at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Hi All,
> I was reading the below linked article on the BBC today and came across
> the map. It looks like they’re using OSM-derived internally displaced
> person (IDP) camp data without attribution.
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/20039682
> Based on what I’m reading in the relevant coordination channels it appears
> that HOT / Kathmandu Living Labs are one of the main sources for IDP
> damage. This is confirmed by the obvious square shape of the southern camps
> shown. The shape appears to align with bounds of HOT task #1008.
> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/1008
> Likely this is an honest mistake from a BBC reporter who sourced the
> derived data from the Nepali government. Nonetheless it’s a violation and
> should be fixed.
> Is there anyone with BBC contacts who could try to have this sorted? I’ve
> written them through the generic Contact button but personal contacts are
> always quicker.
> Best,
> Robert
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