[talk-au] Copying address from business website?

Andrew Harvey andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 22 05:19:01 UTC 2019


This has come up a few times on the mailing lists, and the advise usually
given is it's okay to source a few facts here and there like the address or
contact number, but just don't start taking a whole database of venues and
copy that database.

On Mon, 22 Jul 2019 at 13:06, Kim Oldfield <osm at oldfield.wattle.id.au>
wrote:

> Is it acceptable to copy a street address (and other contact details)
> from a business's webpage?
>
> For example in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/72452124 (what
> changed is easier to see at
> https://osmlab.github.io/osm-deep-history/#/way/705884944 ) I added the
> street address as listed on their website.
>
> If this isn't acceptable, what is an acceptable way of getting an
> address if it is not obvious during a site survey?
>
> Regards,
> Kim
>
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