[HOT] India ban on "unofficial maps"
me at sajjad.in
Fri May 13 03:26:04 UTC 2016
Ralph - thanks for bringing this here. A few of us have started a
campaign and collecting responses to the ministry to reduce the scope
of this bill. You can follow the conversations on
The bill in it's current state is very unlikely to get approved. Will
keep you posted.
On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 12:06 AM, Carissa Brittain
<carissa.brittain at gmail.com> wrote:
> The article in Geospatial World
> (http://geospatialworld.net/Professional/ViewBlog.aspx?id=477) has a link to
> the May 5 draft of the bill
> but it doesn't seem to be complete.
> Techdirt's article
> seems to have a more complete version:
> 'Carissa Brittain
> On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 2:21 PM, Ralph Aytoun <ralph.aytoun at ntlworld.com>
>> An item for discussion.
>> This particular scenario existed when I was working for Philip’s and we
>> had to send to India for prior approval, an exact copy of any map of India
>> that we would include in any of our atlases. It appears that India is going
>> to roll this out further.
>> Is this something HOT will have to get prior permission for in the event
>> of a natural disaster? It certainly appears that way.
>> Ralph Aytoun
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