[OSM-legal-talk] Mass import of TeleAtlas data

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Thu Aug 21 13:44:07 BST 2008

On Thu, 21 Aug 2008, Albertas Agejevas wrote:
> Hello,
> I hope this is the right place for these matters.
> I have found evidence that user Pranas seems to have uploaded lots of
> Google Maps/TeleAtlas data into OSM.  For example, look at this
> intersection:
> http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=55.70241,21.13717&spn=0.004323,0.01016&t
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=55.702474&lon=21.136877&zoom=18&layers=B0
> TeleAtlas has a roundabout here, whereas there is no such thing in
> reality, and the satellite image confirms this.

There is no sign of Pranas being an active mapper
No gps traces, no description on the user page
but as you have found, evidence of importing foreign material.

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