[OSM-talk] suspected copyrighted material in OSM

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Fri Feb 20 10:29:23 GMT 2009

This case is now being investigated.



maning sambale wrote:
> Hi,
> We are seeing suspected copyrighted data added in the Philippines.
> In OSM: http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=15.35855&lon=120.53538&zoom=16&layers=B000FTF
> See the discussion here:
> http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.gis.openstreetmap.region.ph/469
> We have sent a message to the mapper but got no reply so far.  The
> usual approach we do is talk to the respective mapper and request to
> remove any contributions that maybe copyrighted (unless there is
> explict permission from the copyright holder).  We are not entirely
> sure whether it came from Google map/earth or what since there isn't
> any GPS trace to verify.

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