[talk-ph] Using Non-copyright Images to Map

D Tucny d at tucny.com
Wed Dec 3 09:54:52 GMT 2008


2008/12/3 maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>

> > The original source
> > is
> http://zh.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Image:Discovery_bay.svg&variant=zh-hk
>
> Which then points to:
> Source: Drawn using Inkscape mainly according to Centamap.
> http://www.centamap.com/gc/home.aspx
> that says:
> "(c) Survey and Mapping Office Lands Department Copyright reserved -
> reproduction by permission only "
>

Ahh, thanks, I missed that...


>
> > I'm also a little concerned as to the source of the original data used to
> > make the map... If it was traced off google for example, does that put
> OSM
> > at risk?
> Probably yes.
>

I'd say the wording of the copyright notice makes it a definitely not usable
source...

d
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