[OSM-talk] The biggest violation of OpenStreetMap, ever.

Cristian Consonni kikkocristian at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 10:22:23 UTC 2014


2014-07-07 12:11 GMT+02:00 Christoph Hormann <chris_hormann at gmx.de>:
> On Monday 07 July 2014, Cristian Consonni wrote:
>>
>> This server is online since 4 years and it was praised in the press:
>> «The base of GeoPoi [the name of the service] is vector graphics that
>> nobody, not even Google Maps [...] can pride of»[*] (sic et
>> simpliciter) (we found this article just now)
>
> It seems this 'Geopoi' is being created by a company called SOGEI - see
>
> http://www.sogei.it/flex/cm/pages/ServeBLOB.php/L/EN/IDPagina/424

We know, it is a 100% state-owned company[1], controlled by the
Italian Ministry of Economy and Finances.

> Your approach of making this public is not a bad idea but you probably
> need to expect they don't care, especially if they have already ignored
> you for months.

We hope to use this to start a public discussion about the release of
the Italian cadastral data (which are administered
by this agency and the technical system is again designed by Sogei)
with an open license.

Cristian

[1] (sorry, Italian only) https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sogei



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