[Tagging] AirBnB

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 06:54:35 UTC 2016


On Fri, 18 Mar 2016 22:32:17 -0700
Indy Hurt <indy at mapzen.com> wrote:

> Since AirBnBs are primarily private homes, it doesn't seem
> appropriate to add them to OpenStreetMap.

I see no problem with mapping ones functioning as guest houses or a de
facto hotel using AirBnB for practical/legal reasons. Mapping ones
rented once a year seems like a bad idea.

> violation of AirBnB's terms of service to take data from their
> website and host it on another's (OpenStreetMap in this case)

Direct copying would also violate rules of OSM (unless this data is
available on suitable license). It was also mentioned that this data is
highly inaccurate.



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