[Osmf-talk] [OSM-talk] Attribution guideline status update

Nuno Caldeira nunocapelocaldeira at gmail.com
Thu Dec 19 23:10:03 UTC 2019

here's another lovely example from BBC TWO using Strava (i can spot the
Mapbox logo, not the reasonable calculated ©OpenStreetMap contributors).
glad BBC attributed Google properly. they probably aren't aware it's
OpenStreetMap, if they can't read the attribution on Strava

On Fri, 1 Nov 2019, 18:59 Nuno Caldeira, <nunocapelocaldeira at gmail.com>

> On Fri, 1 Nov 2019, 18:05 Simon Poole, <simon at poole.ch> wrote:
>> The fair use point just turned up to illustrate that there are limits on
>> what we can expect copyright to do for us (aka the tweets from private
>> individuals showing a map excerpt that Nuno pointed to) and there is no
>> point in getting upset over that there are such limitations.
> actually Simon those prints indivuals share on social media is sent to
> their emails by the company (as someone pointed after you writing). Strava
> sends emails of OSM basemap to their users without attribution.
> I been testing Strava app today and had a couple of laughts TB. tYhere's
> even more interesting stuff we should take notice when doing the
> attribution guidance. they use Google maps on their android app, the routes
> they display clearly isn't from their users (it's not GPS traces as it is
> impossible to have no overlaping traces on mountain regions). I'm sure
> these routes are from OSM and I'm gathering evidence from my contributions
> that this is OSM data. I will get back to it when I get home and record a
> video with clear evidence that it is impossible to be their users GPS trace
> or Google Maps (as they do not have data in that regions). That could only
> come from OSM and I'm sure as I added that data and weekly monitor the
> editing and their suggested routes sometimes overlap the same route as it
> displayed different versions of OSM data during the years.
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