[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,

Adam
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