[OSM-talk] Illegal activity

Peteris Krisjanis pecisk at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 15:05:00 GMT 2009

2009/10/30 Richard Weait <richard at weait.com>:
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 8:45 AM, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 7:26 PM, Valent Turkovic
>> <valent.turkovic at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> http://forums.x-plane.org/index.php?showtopic=40148
>>> what to do with OSM mappers like these guys in this post?
>>> They say that they are using Google Earth images :(
>> I replied in the thread as I'm near there.  We'll see if there is any follow-up.
> Well, his reply does not fill me with joy.
> "It was my mistake :blush: for openly stating what I was doing with
> Google Earths images, I should have kept quiet like everyone else."
> Oh dear.

Not "ohh dear", but communicate with him, revert his commits and be
done with it. And please, next time let's not disscuss it what he was
intended to do. Post indicated that he worked with OSM, period.

We can't waste our time arguing every time somehting like this pops
up. People don't dig copyright, period. They think it is absurd that
they can't trace sat/ortphotos. So such mistakes will come out now and

Cheers everyone,

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