[OSM-talk] Uber most likely using OSM data

Mishari Muqbil mishari at mishari.net
Wed Jul 27 10:06:08 UTC 2016


I checked the about page. There's licensing information for a bunch of
software and Google maps but nothing for OSM.

On Jul 27, 2016 5:02 PM, "Christoph Hormann" <chris_hormann at gmx.de> wrote:

On Wednesday 27 July 2016, Mishari Muqbil wrote:
> Hi,
> I wrote a blog post
> <https://www.mishari.net/2016/07/uber-using-osm-data/> comparing
> Uber's rendering of a sample route displayed in it's app with Google
> Maps and OSM Mapnik, it seems Uber is using OSM data for this
> function without any visible attribution to OSM.

Looks like it.

The area shown by the way is here:


Is there any mentioning of OSM in the app?  Like hidden on some 'about
page' or similar?

Christoph Hormann

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