[OSM-talk] Why do you use Google Maps instead of OSM? Because of buildings...

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Sun Nov 8 14:54:07 GMT 2009


On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 3:00 AM, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:
> Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:
>> Yes, we know that everyone could probably use OSM maps for their
>> business website if they spent a week surveying their surrounding area
>> / creating custom renderings. But that's not very helpful when they
>> can just embed Google instantly and get the same results.
>
> And how many of their competitors would also be linked to that site via
> google's linked advertising?

In this case (http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/about_us/map), none,
because they plagiarized the map.




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