[Talk-GB] Great North Trail MTB Route

Adam Snape adam.c.snape at gmail.com
Mon Jul 13 20:50:27 UTC 2020

 On Mon, 13 Jul 2020 at 11:04, Chris Fleming <me at chrisfleming.org> wrote:

> The third issue is of copyright, which is the one Adam brought up.
> Personally I don't really know about this one. On one hand the route is
> made of of ways already existing on OpenStreetMap; does that move us a step
> outside of copying from whatever data source was used to derive the route?
Provided none of those OSM features were added, imported, aligned, or
otherwise with reference to the data source, then those pre-existing
features themselves are not problematic.

> We also have copyright of the route itself, Cycling UK do seem to assert
> copyright and therefore we probably do need them to ask them. (It's nice to
> see that the cycling UK website does display the route over a OSM map) but
> they link externally to OS maps.

...and they may indeed have drawn up their data using OS mapping making it
OS derived data.

Kind regards,

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