openstreetmap/copyright barred from loading in a frame

Tom Hughes tom at
Sat Feb 14 15:11:43 UTC 2015

On 14/02/15 14:51, Richard Mann wrote:

> I'm developing a simple Android app to display a set of my own tiles,
> and was trying to load the osm copyright page into a frame, to make it
> cleaner for the user (maybe not the best approach, but hey). All the
> other information links worked fine, but it appears that OSM has a block
> on loading into frames. That seems a bit restrictive for the copyright
> page. Is it necessary?

What do you mean exactly? I mean as far as I know we have no such block 
nor do I even know how we would implement one... Short of configuring 
Apache to inspect the referrer I'm not sure how we would even know that 
we were being loaded into a frame?


Tom Hughes (tom at

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