[Osmf-talk] hosting in the UK and "anti-terror legislation"
simon at poole.ch
Mon Sep 9 14:11:31 UTC 2013
Just trying to catch this before it explodes. Every new sign up gets a
document itself is, for OSM, quite clear on what to expect and what not.
What is an issue is that there are no translations at this point in time.
PS: see http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Privacy_Policy
Am 09.09.2013 14:56, schrieb Jaak Laineste (Nutiteq):
> On 09.09.2013, at 15:33, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com
> <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> 2013/9/9 Jonathan Bennett <jonobennett at gmail.com
>> <mailto:jonobennett at gmail.com>>
>> Just to clarify, when we talk about "privacy" in OSM terms, I
>> assume we
>> mean "the inability to link an OSM identity to a real-world identity
>> when that person doesn't wish that to happen"?
>> Every *activity* by an OSM user is necessarily public, so there's no
>> privacy there, and nor should there be. Unless I'm missing something?
>> yes, I intended privacy for an individual user not being identified
>> as a real world person. FWIW this is also a human right...
> I support clear "OSM privacy statement" right to the front page of
> OSM. Most of us in this list (advanced users) can assume what private
> data he/she reveals by making edits, uploading GPX traces etc, but for
> the million other contributors there should be clear information
> (warning) what anyone from internet can see and deduct from it (your
> edits may easily reveal your physical locations), what our
> administrators will see, and what certain agencies (including their
> contractors, ex-contractors and possibly next employees of un-loyal
> ex-contractors) may get and deduct due to legal and possibly secret
> Most possibly we cannot provide total end-to-end privacy (in terms of
> anonymity), this would be too expensive. Users deserve to be be aware
> of that.
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