[OSM-legal-talk] Using Google Street View to perform "virtual survey"

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 18:25:04 UTC 2014



> Am 07/apr/2014 um 19:57 schrieb Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch>:
> 
> forgetting the ethical side of it (do we really want to use data collected by somebody that doesn't want us to do so?),


from an ethical point of view you could also see it like this: as the information (geographic facts) in the data does not belong to them (but to everybody), why should they be able to put restrictions on the use? (undue appropriation)


> we would need such a judgement in -every- jurisdiction where we would want people to freely use our data. That is so obviously balmy that i don't think it needs further discussion.

+1
(sweat of the brow)

cheers,
Martin


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