[OSM-legal-talk] Potential datasource with legal problems
frederik at remote.org
Fri Aug 29 09:11:49 BST 2008
Ciprian Talaba wrote:
> I understand that usually we cannot use the information, but in some
> cases (I saw maps that are marked as "allowed uses: No restrictions",
> see http://mapcenter.cgpsmapper.com/maplist.php?cnt=184&rgn=Erdely&cat=4
> for example) we can use the information.
> Am I correct in my assumption?
Theoretically yes. But the cgpsmapper site also contains a lot of OSM
maps that are falgged "no restrictions", which is obviously false. So
either the site has a problem or users are carelessly uploading stuff
without tkaing the time to fill in the correct license.
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