[New software] openBmap logger (GSM positioning)

Yorick Moko yorickmoko at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 22:51:12 CET 2009

yeah http://www.sites.bipt.be/indexnl1.html has the same for belgium

I e-mailed them already twice about the licences, they did not respond :(


On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 10:45 PM, Tim Dobson <lists at tdobson.net> wrote:
> Olivier Migeot wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 1:08 PM, Timo Juhani Lindfors
>> <timo.lindfors at iki.fi> wrote:
>>> There are many creative commons licenses, some are permit commercial
>>> use, some don't.
>> If you go one click further, you'd discover that the said "Creative
>> Commons" licence chosed by OpenCellID is :
>> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
>> So it should be ok for openbmap guys. That could explain the thing
>> about "merging" both databases. Any "official" insight on this? I've
>> been collecting cell information for a few weeks, with some home-made
>> script, and I'd like to know where I should commit them to.
> Please please forgive me if I'm wrong. I put my hand up and say I am not
> an expert in this area and COULD BE WRONG.
> opencellid has A LOT of data for the UK. In fact it wouldn't surprise me
> if this was all the towers.
> Due to a load of people being scared of phone masts and radiation etc,
> the uk body in charge of radio stuff etc. OFCOM, made available on this
> website:
> http://www.sitefinder.ofcom.org.uk/
> pretty much all the locations of all the cell towers...
> I'm not sure how that information is licenced.. I have seen discussions
> about this before I think but I can't remember where... it could have
> been OSM related.
> Obviously the issue would be opencellid integrating unclearls licenced data.
> Before you reply:
> STOP. As I said before, I may well be wrong!
> Happy Hacking,
> Tim
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