[OSM-talk] Can Google use our data?

David Chiles dwalterc at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 20:37:42 GMT 2013


Is this the area you're referring to?

http://tools.geofabrik.de/mc/?mt0=mapnik&mt1=googlemap&lon=-2.40376&lat=36.82924&zoom=18


On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 12:19 PM, José Juan Sánchez del Arco <
jj_sanchez_almeria at live.com> wrote:

> Browsing the web I just realized that Google Maps is including some data
> to their maps which didn't exist formerly. Why? Because they are exactly
> the same data I included in OSM. I just checked the University of Almería,
> in Spain, which have exactly the same building shapes I uploaded, the same
> streets and routes and everything. I guess it could be legal if they showed
> that data as free, but not claiming it as owned by Google. Can we do
> anything there?
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