Why not ask your question on the new OpenStreetMap Community Forum?

This user seems to just be copying from another map, overriding data that has been surveyed already.


see note:https://www.openstreetmap.org/note/452458

asked 16 Oct '15, 13:37

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closed 22 Oct '15, 09:36

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OpenStreetMap has a changeset discussion facility where you could take an individual changeset that this user has produced, and explain why you think it may be a copyright problem. You did that in a note which is also good, but a changeset discussion entry would be directly linked to the data in question. Also, don't write "possible copyright infringement" but put it as a question: "Dear BGRDave, are you sure that the material you are taking this data from is not copyrighted? Also you seem to have modified a surveyed way here ... have you actually been to the place or are you assuming that the park map is better than manually surveyed information?" -- This will also lead to the mapper being notified about a comment on one of his changesets. Then when he doesn't reply, or tells you to leave him alone, the Data Working Group can take things further.

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answered 16 Oct '15, 13:48

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