[Osmf-talk] Important information regarding your OSMF membership - Action may be required

Oleksiy Muzalyev oleksiy.muzalyev at bluewin.ch
Thu Sep 19 06:45:47 UTC 2013

I understood that the expressed concern was not about supplying identity
information to the OSMF, but about maintaining the list of OSMF members
with personal home addresses on the direct competitor's website.

Google Map project costs hundreds of billions. Sending a satellite into
space starts from a billion. On the other hand wiki-style projects are
known to win hands down on the market over commercial projects
(Wikipedia vs. Encarta & Britannica, PHP&MySQL vs. C# & ORACLE, etc.)

Google is a serious respectable company, bedsides its has the slogan
"Don't be evil". But there are always "rogue contractors" (

Is there no other way to collect personal home addresses, but a Google

Collecting names and addressed does not seem too complicated task from
technical point of view. Maybe someone knows an analog service? In such
a case the concern will be alleviated.

I know, for example, www.securesafe.com . It has Mail-IN, Data
Inheritance, Team Space, etc.

If someone does not like Google Docs, then what's instead? Oppose, -


On 19.09.2013 00:56, Clifford Snow wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 12:35 PM, Jonathan Bennett
> <jonobennett at gmail.com <mailto:jonobennett at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Having secret members of the company, whose identity (either real or
>     OSM) isn't known to anyone except the board, would go completely against
>     the principle of an open, collaborative project.
> +1
> -- 
> Clifford
> OpenStreetMap: Maps with a human touch
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