[OSM-talk] Potlatch and the destruction of good work (N6 Ireland)
jon at siliconcircus.com
Thu Aug 9 08:01:33 BST 2007
Lars Aronsson wrote:
> Tom Hughes wrote:
>> The situation (as unfortunate as it is) is that I have no
>> authority to release that information, and indeed under UK data
>> protection laws it would quite likely be illegal to do so.
> So please don't blame UK data protection law. All OSM needs to do
> is to ask consent of each new contributor who signs up.
The point being that since OSM hasn't yet asked for consent, Tom can't
release this data *now*. As I understand him, he's talking (in the
quoted mail) about what he can do now, not what he could do in the future...
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