[OSM-talk] Are Yahoo street maps legal? (as JOSM WMS layer via desktopwms)

jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 26 11:07:32 GMT 2010


Short answer : NO.
long answer, dont do that.

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 12:03 PM, Valent Turkovic <valent.turkovic at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi,
> I recently discovered destopwms [1] and it is a great utility that
> enables OSM, Yahoo and Google maps as WMS layers in JOSM.
>
> OSM layer is great because it is easier to map when can see the map at
> the same time.
>
> I know that Google Map layer is not legal to use and draw upon it but
> is Yahoo maps legal to use?
> I know that Yahoo satelite wms layer is legal to use in OSM but I'm
> asking about Yahoo map with streets.
>
> [1] http://gis.hsr.ch/wiki/DesktopWMS
>
> Cheers!
>
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