[OSM-talk] DJI Fly SafeGEO ZONE MAP uses OSM data... without attribution

Guillaume Rischard openstreetmap at stereo.lu
Mon Mar 18 23:19:18 UTC 2019

Thank you Nuno for bringing this to our attention.

Everyone in this thread: Nuno is talking about the overlay *polygons*, not the background maps.

Indeed, in Luxembourg the polygons were copied from, e.g. https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/155215579 which I drew half- arbitrarily through the woods. 

https://www.dji.com/lu/api/geo/areas?lng=6.1&lat=49.6&country=LU&search_radius=99999&drone=spark&level=1%2C2%2C4%2C7&zones_mode=total is the api called by the map.

Their json has:               [

which is the exact same position as https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/1676284933

DJI is copying our data without attributing us; there is no doubt about it.


> On 18 Mar 2019, at 23:51, Nuno Caldeira <nunocapelocaldeira at gmail.com> wrote:
> Was curious where DJI managed to get a worldwide DB of polygons of military facilities and points of prisons, triple checked with a couple of other users of OSM at Telegram and with polygons i added seven years ago. Without a doubt its from OSM, the coordinates of the vertices matches OSM perfectly. The names are also the same...
> Check yourself, head to https://www.dji.com/pt/flysafe/geo-map select your country, zoom in and check the data. Airports restriction areas seems not to be OSM data, but from other source. 
> Share your examples if you will.
> Again, sadly no attribution... tried to request via Twitter https://twitter.com/iamnunocaldeira/status/1105897635796447235 .... silent as in moon why would they reply to a contributor blah. The Pandora box has been opened with exceptions about the attribution, if other don't attribute, why would they?
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