<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_extra"><div class="gmail_quote">2014-03-27 2:41 GMT+01:00 Alex Barth <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:alex@mapbox.com" target="_blank">alex@mapbox.com</a>></span>:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0px 0px 0px 0.8ex;border-left-width:1px;border-left-color:rgb(204,204,204);border-left-style:solid;padding-left:1ex">

<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div>On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 7:24 PM, Johan C <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:osmned@gmail.com" target="_blank">osmned@gmail.com</a>></span> wrote:<br>



</div><div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0px 0px 0px 0.8ex;border-left-width:1px;border-left-color:rgb(204,204,204);border-left-style:solid;padding-left:1ex">Open data initiatives will help in acquiring address data: for  example by July 2015 close to 200 million addresses in the EU will be available for OSM because of a change in the national laws.</blockquote>



</div></div><br></div><div class="gmail_extra">What do you base those numbers on?</div><div class="gmail_extra"><br></div><div class="gmail_extra">Cheers</div></div>
</blockquote></div><br></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br></div><div class="gmail_extra"><span style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px">1. Change of law in all EU countries by July 2015</span><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:arial,sans-serif"> according to Directive 2013/37/EU of the European Parliament of 26 June 2013 amending Directive 2003/98/EC on the re-use of public sector information: </span><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:arial,sans-serif">"By 18 July 2015, Member States shall adopt and publish the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive. They shall immediately inform the Commission thereof.  They shall apply those measures from 18 July 2015." </span><font face="arial, sans-serif"><a href="http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=OJ:L:2013:175:TOC">http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=OJ:L:2013:175:TOC</a></font></div>
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<br></div><div style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:13px">2. Number of households in the EU: <font face="arial, sans-serif"><a href="http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/statistics_explained/index.php/Household_composition_statistics" target="_blank">http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/statistics_explained/index.php/Household_composition_statistics</a></font></div>

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