[OSM-legal-talk] Review of IndianaMap as potential datasource

Mike Dupont jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 18 17:02:43 UTC 2014

the wikipedia has a nice otrs system, I supposed you could use it

so let them sign something that allows the data to be used by wikipedia and
that should cover osm as well.

On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 10:01 AM, Eric Jiang <eric at doublemap.com> wrote:

> Greetings,
> I am interested in better data for Indiana, USA, and would like to
> have someone else double-check that there are no legal/policy issues
> with using GIS data from IndianaMap[1] in OSM. I talked to one of
> their employees over the phone, and he said that the data is
> completely public, with no usage or attribution requirements or
> restrictions, and specifically confirmed that using it in OSM is OK.
> Terms on the metadata for what I'm interested in seem to say the
> same[2].
> Basically, I want to get a confirmation from more experienced OSM
> contributors before I explore the feasibility of importing any of this
> data. There might be general issues that I'm not aware of yet.
> [1] http://www.indianamap.org/resources.php
> [2]
> http://maps.indiana.edu/metadata/Reference/Land_Parcels_County_IDHS.html
> Thanks!
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> Eric Jiang, DoubleMap
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