[Talk-scotland] [Talk-GB] Suspicious edits in Tarbrax, South Lanarkshire

Michael Booth boothym at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 21:44:29 UTC 2016

There seems to have been a number of new users editing in the West 
Calder area, all creating their accounts around 25th November:


It looks like they have come from this mapping session: 
or perhaps this Sustrans project: 

Most of the edits are ok, just a few which have been incorrectly tagged 
and some buildings that could do with being squared.

If you have a look at 
and set the date back to 2016-11-25 you can what's been edited in the area.

On 04/12/2016 10:38, Philip Barnes wrote:
> On Sun, 2016-12-04 at 09:39 +0000, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) wrote:
>> Is there anyone with knowledge of South Lanarkshire that could take a
>> look athttps://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/43929865  and the
>> other
>> changesets by this user? It looks to me as if the user has added
>> fictitious items for fun, but whether this is vandalism or just
>> misunderstanding is not clear. Either way, I think some clean-up may
>> be needed.
> Probably worth commenting on the changeset, see if you get any
> response. I wouldn't hold my breath.
> I did also spot another suspicious user in the area, looks like they
> are connected in some way.
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Hannah%20Ross
> Phil (trigpoint)
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