[talk-au] Question about source of low-resolution NearMap images

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 10:44:36 GMT 2011

On 12 January 2011 17:01, Mark Pulley <mrpulley at lizzy.com.au> wrote:
> I'm working out whether I am able to accept the new OSM terms. I haven't
> used the detailed NearMap aerial photos, but what I have used is a
> low-quality image at zoom 13 and 14. I used these images for the Kiewa River
> in northern Victoria (this was before the detailed imagery for northern
> Victoria was put in, and most of the river is still outside the
> high-resolution images), and for an airstrip on Flinders Island. Are these
> low-resolution images public domain (in which case I can accept the new OSM
> terms), or are they copyrighted (in which case I will need to replace this
> data with Yahoo or Bing data prior to accepting)? (Bing imagery is much
> better, so the river will probably need to be retraced anyway.)

Nearmap aside, there is plenty of other sources that are also cc-by or
cc-by-sa like the data from the ABS or the data from
data.australia.gov.au etc.

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