[Osmf-talk] Notification of User Ban
mikel_maron at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 8 15:04:39 UTC 2011
The Board of the OpenStreetMap Foundation was made aware of public admission 
User Anthony to using Google Maps as a source for tracing data into
The OpenStreetMap project takes copyright and data licence infringement very
and will act quickly to suspend or ban users and remove data that is clearly
The community maintains a well known stance on the use of Google Maps , and
is no tolerance for willful disregard of this policy.
The Data Working Group banned further contributions by this user, and the Board
has notified the user directly. From here, the DWG will be working to remove all
contributions by this user from the database.
If you have any questions about this matter, I can be reached directly at
mikel at osmfoundation.org
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