[OSM-talk] Google Earth terms (was google wms)

Nick Black nickblack1 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 24 17:11:30 GMT 2008


On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 3:58 PM, Gustav Foseid <gustavf at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 4:38 PM, Simon Ward <simon at bleah.co.uk> wrote:
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>> The English version is clearly titled as I have already indicated
>> "Google Maps/Earth Terms of Service".  The main page heading says
>> "Google Maps/Google Earth Terms and Conditions".
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> That is a very interesting difference, and certainly put things in a
> different light. I just double checked, and without explicitly
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>> See[1].  That's clear enough to me, but maybe we should get Google to
>> clarify these terms, and ensure other languages are also up‐to‐date?
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> A clarification would certainly be appreciated, especially since Google
> Earth has a tracing tool that propbably has at least some legitimate usage.
> Anyone having contacts in Google that could help clarify?
>

Why not ping the god father of geo:
http://www.edparsons.com/2008/10/who-map-is-it-anyway/


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>> > These are the terms I have found for Google Earth:
>> > http://earth.google.com/intl/en-US/license.html
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>> That mainly covers the Google Earth software and not much about the
>> content.
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> I just double checked my (Norwegian) installation og Google Earth, and the
> Norwegian translation of those are the only license terms referenced there.
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>  - Gustav
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