[okfn-discuss] Fwd: [Talk-ca] geocoder.ca sued by Canada Post
FunkyFish at gmx.net
Mon Apr 16 15:30:15 BST 2012
I'm not sure if you meant these links (they are on the bottom of that page):
Am 14.04.2012 15:15, schrieb Rufus Pollock:
> I totally agree this sounds outrageous - though I'd like to see the
> exact Statement of Claim before making a full judgment (if someone can
> dig please ping the link -- Statement of Defence here:
> I also think this definitely merits a blog.okfn.org post -- we should
> ping Ervin Rucci and ask him for an interview.
> On 13 April 2012 19:14, elf Pavlik <perpetual-tripper at wwelves.org> wrote:
>> sounds like a nasty story =(
>> i don't know much about that project but maybe we could support them with spreading a word about that case?
>> ~ elf pavlik ~
>> -------- Message original --------
>> Sujet: [Talk-ca] geocoder.ca sued by Canada Post
>> Date : Fri, 13 Apr 2012 14:53:39 -0300
>> De : Connors, Bernie (SNB) <Bernie.Connors at snb.ca>
>> Pour : talk-ca at openstreetmap.org <talk-ca at openstreetmap.org>
>> Here is an outrageous story. A tiny little website called geocoder.ca
>> is being sued by Canada Post. Geocoder.ca has created a crowd-sourced
>> database of postal codes that is distributed for free under the Open
>> Database License (ODbL). Canada Post is suing to have the data taken
>> down and for lost revenue.
>> Ervin Ruci is the sole operator and owner of geocoder.ca. Ervin has
>> indicated that his free postal code data is used by OSM. For more info
>> and to donate to geocoder.ca's defense please visit -
>> http://geocoder.ca/?sued=1 Please help support open data!
>> --- End forwarded message ---
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