[Freegis-list] Gaia project interruped by Google
bthoen at gisnet.com
Sun Nov 26 15:44:09 CET 2006
Perhaps it's just a case of a large corproation with more money thna God
leaning heavily of a small, unfunded group who doesn't have the resourses
to contest it. And maybe Google's got a case too.
On Sun, Nov 26, 2006 at 11:23:07AM +0100, strk wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 25, 2006 at 02:00:56PM +0100, Maurizio Napolitano wrote:
> > From
> > http://gaia.serezhkin.com/
> > 25 November 2006, we've got the letter from Michael Jones, the Chief
> > Technologist of Google Earth, Google Maps, and Google Local search,
> > requesting us to cease reverse engineering and improper usage of
> > licensed data that Google Earth use. We understand and respect
> > Google's position on the case, so we've removed all downloads from
> > this page and we ask everybody who have ever downloaded gaia 0.1.0 and
> > prior versions to delete all files concerned with the project, which
> > include source code, binary files and image cache (~/.gaia).
> You're kidding, right ? Is this legally enforcable ?
> --strk(not respecting Google's position);
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