[OSM-talk] Contacting OSM editors

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Mon Aug 13 12:11:33 BST 2007


>> (Serving the numerical id would probably be problematic if one
>> applies a strict interpretation of data protection laws, as this id
>> would, together with a few mailing list posts like "I mapped the Lake
>> District yesterday", give away the identity of the person.)
> Hmm. I would argue that if they were posting details of where they  
> were mapping to the list, then they have made their identity public.

I would say so myself, but experience from past discussions with data  
protection, er, fetishists has taught me that some people view this  
differently and the law even seems to be on their side ;-)


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