[Talk-us] osm data on boston.com, perhaps, definitely not atttributed

Greg Troxel gdt at ir.bbn.com
Fri Aug 30 23:06:45 UTC 2013


Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com> writes:

> http://www.boston.com/yourtown/specials/truck_crashes_storrow_memorial_drive/
>
> The data looks like osm, and zooming in near Kendall Square and MGH
> certainly makes it look like OSM.
>
> Compare page 3 with:
>
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/42.36197/-71.07089&layers=N

I talked with someone at boston.com/globe.com, and now there is
attribution.  Apparently this is tricky because people use mapquest open
tiles without realizing that they have to attribute osm when doing so.
This case was fixed within hours of being pointed out, which is great.
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