[talk-ph] copyright infringement detection notes

Anthony G. Balico anthony.balico at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 04:45:35 BST 2010


Perhaps some of you have already read, but i just wanted to cross-post
http://opengeodata.org/announcing-closedstreetmaporg?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Opengeodata+%28OpenGeoData%29  www.closedstreetmap.org

How will this initiative affect our long running arguments on
google-earth derived data?


On Mon, 2010-04-05 at 11:20 +0800, maning sambale wrote:
> Hi,
> I am collecting my own thoughts on how we can resolve possible
> copyright issues within osm-ph.  There are several notes in the wiki
> dealing with this cases including an OSM Foundation technical working
> group.  However, I personally believe we can resolve such cases within
> our local community (osm-ph).  Rather than bringing up the issue to
> the OSMF, we should resolve this on our own.
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Maning/copyright_detection_notes
> Feel free to add more of your insights.
> ONE BIG WARNING:  We have to be careful when dealing with such cases,
> contributors might get alienated if we simply label some editing
> behavior either as vandalism or copyright infringement.

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