[OSM-legal-talk] (c) statement on openstreetmap.org slippy map?

Jeff Meyer jeff at gwhat.org
Thu Jan 17 09:43:45 GMT 2013


from http://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright:

"For a browsable electronic map, the credit should appear in the corner of
the map. For example:"

On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 12:55 AM, Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de> wrote:

> On 17.01.2013 08:56, Jeff Meyer wrote:
> > If we require others to put (c) OpenStreetMap contributors on their
> > tiles [...]
>
> We don't.
>
> Like ourselves, they can also put it elsewhere, as long as it's
> findable. For example behind a link labelled "Copyright and License", or
> an about box in an app.
>
> At least that was my impression from previous discussions on that topic
> and that's how I do it on my own maps. It's also the only practical
> solution when you have more than one source and limited screen space.
>
> That there is no copyright information on the mobile version of osm.org
> *at all* is undesirable, though - I used to consider this a bug.
>
> Tobias
>
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