[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 19:41:56 UTC 2019


about their choice of using HERE, I'm not aware of the reason. OSM road
network in Portugal is quite good.

A terça, 8/10/2019, 20:39, Nuno Caldeira <nunocapelocaldeira at gmail.com>
escreveu:

> 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
>>
>> --
>> @osm_washington
>> www.snowandsnow.us
>> OpenStreetMap: Maps with a human touch
>>
>
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