[Tagging] How to tag: public lands that are accessed by permit?

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 13:33:09 UTC 2016

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Il giorno 20 lug 2016, alle ore 15:06, Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com> ha scritto:

>> To gain access to private property, you have to ask the landowner (or
>> their agent). If you want to cross my back yard, you can't - it's
>> private. But I can give you explicit permission.
> You have said "private property", but that's not really the right
> sense.   I think you mean "any property which is not by law open to all
> people, such as a public right of way".
> A military base in the US would not be considered "private property", as
> it's ownedby the federal government, but you need permission.

I think he's referring to a particular country. As a counterexample, in Germany as a pedestrian you have the right to access all land (outside of settlements) e.g. forests, farmland, meadows etc., unless it is fenced (what fortunately is rarely the case) or you would risk harming the crop.


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