Aerial imagery downloaded via the tile-server royalty free?

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jparnold
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Aerial imagery downloaded via the tile-server royalty free?

Post by jparnold » Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:05 am

Does anyone know if aerial imagery downloaded via the tile-server can be used to create photo realistic scenery which can then be made available to the public as freeware or is it for personal use only?

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Re: Aerial imagery downloaded via the tile-server royalty fr

Post by luisfeliztirado » Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:15 pm

Hello and Happy New Year,

I am not a lawyer, but up to now I have not heard of any instance where Google or another map server has gone after freeware developers. And there has been a lot of scenery made with these aeriel images over the last decade.

So, you probably need not worry.

Best regards.
Luis

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Re: Aerial imagery downloaded via the tile-server royalty free?

Post by ElbertFor » Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:35 pm

I think Luis is right and you're safe, but I'd double check this. You don't want to put in a lot of work into something just to be DMCA'd.

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