[Talk-us] Tiger Street Names and Copyright

richard at weait.com richard at weait.com
Sun Feb 1 21:25:44 GMT 2009

Hilton Long said:
> Tiger line files are incomplete, especially as regards streets in new
> developments.  It's possible to draw the streets from Yahoo imagery.  But
> where to get the names?  Must they come off of street signs?  Is it a
> violation of copyright to take the names (and ONLY the names) from Google,
> Yahoo, or Microsoft Maps?

It is absolutely a violation of copyright to take street names from
copyright maps.

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