[HOT] QGIS and OSM and..

Brad Neuhauser brad.neuhauser at gmail.com
Tue May 12 19:37:10 UTC 2015


On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 3:24 AM, Springfield Harrison <stellargps at gmail.com>
wrote:

>         I certainly don't comprehend the licensing issues but don't know
> why it should be overly difficult, especially in an emergency situation.  I
> would understand if someone was trying to make a dollar off Google Earth.
> Or cause a liability for them somehow.
>
>         However, what are the copyright issues of creating a database of
> points in QGIS over a Bing, MapQuest or Google maps layer?  I suppose they
> are all licensed differently perhaps.  More lawyers getting richer!
>
> These two FAQs might help:

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Legal_FAQ#2a._Can_I_trace_data_from_Google_Maps.2FNokia_Maps.2F....3F

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/FAQ#Why_don.27t_you_just_use_Google_Maps.2Fwhoever_for_your_data.3F
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