[OSM-talk] Use of OSM data by the military and/or intelligence services

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 15:38:08 GMT 2010


On 8 February 2010 01:12, Tirkon <tirkon33 at yahoo.de> wrote:
> I do understand, that OSM-people will not be responsible for malicious
> use, possibly death of innocent humans caused by them or their work.
> But this could be caused also by you, if you buy something and thus
> support a person, who will be able to harm with that benefit. Thus
> nobody can really avoid things, that will harm other people in any
> way.
>
> The second thing is, that the military is also involved in
> humanitarian projects as well (i.e. New Orleans or deescalation
> projects). There will nobody be able to distinguish, where the good
> will end and the bad will begin.

Aside from that, anyone looking to do bad things to others I'm sure
breaching a license will be the least of their moral dilemmas.




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