[Talk-us] [OSM-talk] Beware Pokemon users

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Fri Dec 30 14:40:56 UTC 2016


On Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 7:14 PM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> Targeting Pokemon contributors falls into a trap... the assumption that a
> particular activity/group are all inclined to vandalism.


Another trap, too:  Assuming that Niantic and/or Nintendo are using
OpenStreetMap for this game.  And if they are, then they're doing so
without attribution.  Without any attribution and with Niantic no longer
part of Alphabet (Google's parent company), it's not clear where they're
getting their map from.
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