[Tagging] tagging awards and ratings

Alan Mintz Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.Net
Mon Jul 30 02:23:07 BST 2012

At 2012-07-29 13:19, Pieren wrote:
>On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 1:54 AM, Alan Mintz
><Alan_Mintz+OSM at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > I said nothing about "copying all Michelin rating[s]". We've been talking
> > about surveys and local knowledge from people seeing the ratings in the
> > window or advertising or word-of-mouth.
>But this is the difference between seeing one fact and collecting all
>of them into one database. Michelin do not care if one restaurant
>shows its rating. They do care if slowly these ratings are collected
>and displayed on a special mashup.

The question, though, is whether it is against copyright (or any other) law 
to collect and publish it in this way. You're saying that the result is 
what matters, while I contend that it's the process.

Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>

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