[OSM-talk] I added MAPS.ME to list of entities using OSM data illegally (without proper attribution)

Nuno Caldeira nunocapelocaldeira at gmail.com
Tue Oct 8 19:39:58 UTC 2019

you understood me wrong. I meant it was a good example of compliance. it's
a fair and correct solution. don't understand why others (including OSMF
corporate members) don't do the same.

A terça, 8/10/2019, 20:37, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us> escreveu:

> On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 11:33 AM Nuno Caldeira <
> nunocapelocaldeira at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Speaking of attribution, here's a great example by Microsoft Bing maps,
>> that has attribution based on the zoom level, they seem to be using OSM
>> buildings and HERE roads
>> https://www.bing.com/maps?cp=39.97203083116834~-8.634339&lvl=10&style=r&FORM=BMLOGO
>> Up until they got contacted by OSMF to fix the attribution, nothing will
>> happen and won't comply. They do not reply or give lazy excuses when a
>> contributor approaches them
> Nuno I'm confused by your statement on Bing maps. The clearly attribute
> OSM when zoomed in. If they only use HERE data when zoomed out, what
> requirements do they have to attribute OSM and if so on what basis? When
> zoomed in, both HERE and OSM are attributed.
> OT - One of the problems I noticed using two different data sources in
> Portugal is roads intersecting buildings. I've never been to Portugal - how
> good is OSM compared to HERE? Why can't they drop HERE and just use OSM?
> Best,
> Clifford
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