[Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey response
grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 12:28:06 GMT 2010
Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> Hi all,
> As threatened I've finished a response to the Ordnance Survey
> For those without the appetite to read five pages of PDF, the summary is:
> - Good news generally
> - Releasing 1:25k and 1:50k rasters is not necessary and may be harmful
> - Access to aerial imagery should be provided, with no restrictions
> - Licence should take account of EU database rights
> I'd encourage everyone here, whether or not you agree with this, to
> send your own response to the consultation. You can bet that there
> will be well-funded people lobbying for the other side. Volunteer
> projects like OSM have traditionally not been great at having their
> voices heard in the corridors of power; let's make sure this one
> doesn't get away.
> The original consultation is at
As usual, Richard, a very enlightening set of points made in response.
I must, at some point, get around to reading the consultation documents
and forming my own response.
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