[Talk-us] TriMet will begin OSM improvements in the Portland area

PJ Houser stephanie.jean.houser at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 22:31:57 GMT 2011

Hi Alan,

The aerials are owned by Trimet, so we (the Trimet interns) can derive data
from it, and then provide the derived data to OpenStreetMap. However, we
cannot distribute the aerials themselves.
PJ Houser
GIS intern, 503-962-5711 (office)

On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 8:00 PM, Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at earthlink.net>wrote:

> I wrote:
> >IANAL, but this tickles my "derivative work" sensor a little. How would
> this be any different than using Google, >or another copyrighted imagery
> source? If a road, intersection, or feature is moved in OSM as a result of
> looking >at its position in the imagery, is that not deriving from the
> imagery?
> and forgot:
> ... and do you have specific permission to derive from the imagery and make
> the result ODBL/CCBYSA/PD?
> --
> Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>
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