[HOT] [OSM-talk] BBC License Violation?
mhairi.ohara at hotosm.org
Sat May 2 02:41:59 UTC 2015
They caught wind and removed it!
On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 5:37 PM, pmailkeey . <pmailkeey at googlemail.com>
> 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.
>> 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.
>> 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.
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