[OSM-talk] FCC public documents license and submarine cables mapping

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Tue Apr 16 11:04:04 UTC 2019

Actually I think the more important question is: doesn't google have a
better method to create a background map than screenshots? :-)
(particularly noticeable due to the POI pins in the 2nd and third

Am 13.04.2019 um 16:47 schrieb Fran├žois Lacombe:
> Hi all,
> Google is currently rolling out several submarine telecommunication
> cable systems and Amercian FCC actually publishes application
> documents describing them.
> Such one regards the Dunant system between Virginia Beach and
> Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez in France
> https://licensing.fcc.gov/myibfs/download.do?attachment_key=1650796
> As the application document shows maps of landings and global Atlantic
> Ocean route, I'm technically able to add it to OSM as several other
> submarine systems already exists there.
> Are you aware of license issues regarding FCC documents which would
> prevent us to take data from them?
> All the best
> Fran├žois
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