[OSM-talk] Potlatch and the destruction of good work (N6 Ireland)

Jon Bright 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...

Jon Bright
Silicon Circus Ltd.

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