[Freegis-list] Gaia project interruped by Google
Luis W. Sevilla
cresques at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 09:39:05 CET 2006
Cristiano Giovando wrote:
> On 11/26/06, *Luis W. Sevilla* <cresques at gmail.com
> <mailto:cresques at gmail.com>> wrote:
> What's the clause of Google's Terms of Service gaia was not
> I've read it twice, and says anything against using it.
> It seems pretty clear....
> 3. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
> (a) You are only licensing rights to use the Software and the geographical
> information available to be viewed using the Software. The Software,
> in whole
> and in part and all copies thereof, are and will remain the sole and
> property of Google. Further, you do not receive any, and Google and/or its
> licensors (if any) retain all, ownership rights in the geographic
> displayed using the Software. The geographic information is
> copyrighted and
> may not be copied, even if modified or merged with other data or software.
> Your use and access of the geographical information may be subject to
> license requirements or obligations.
It's a clause of GE Termos of Service?. I'm working in a piece of
software using google maps data, and I'm unable to find any clause in
such terms on http://www.google.com/intl/en_ALL/help/terms_maps.html
> BTW, see the update http://gaia.serezhkin.com/
It seems I must ask him before releasing anything. If problems, only
microsoft and yahoo imagery will be available to be used
(they seem not to be any constrainst in theirs).
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