Re: [gpsstash] "the Data" & "Geocaching" (long post)
If I understand you right, what you're saying is that because the forums is in the public domain, I have no "ownership" either. OK. But what do you mean when you said,"...but can sure back fire in ones face as well as in the $$$."?
--- Navicache wrote: > It is too late to "Prevent" multi posting of yours > or anyone elses caches, reason being that it was > publicly placed on that forum that anyone can use > the word and do with it as they wish. So trade mark > or no trade mark giving permission and or blessing > may still have no touch on ownership, but can sure > back fire in ones face as well as in the $$$. > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Alan Klein > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 9:04 AM > Subject: Re: [gpsstash] "the Data" & "Geocaching" > (long post) > > > Sorry, but the pictures and other comments I post > to > geocache.com belong to me not Jeremy. That > includes > whether I post them to my cache or someone elses. > The > fact I submitted them to geocaching.com for > posting > there does not transfer ownership to > geocaching.com. > I have not agreed to any "terms of service" which, > by > the way, I have yet to find. Nor have I entered > into > any contract with geocache.com. If I choose to > post > my cache with its particular written text as well > as > coordinates, or to "export" my pictures or copy my > log > to another site, that's my business, not Jeremy's. > > And that includes current caches. > > I suspect however that preventing this kind of > multi-posting will be coming as geocaching.com > attempts to maximize its profits and hold on the > sport. Once that hapens there will be mandatory > fees > for membership, etc. > > Alan > > --- Eoghan wrote: > > But > > these apply only to the ones people submitted > with > > these expectations or > > under Groundspeak's terms. There are still those > > which were NOT submitted > > with that in mind or which were submitted before > > that approach was clearly > > spelled out, or the very very few which were > > completely public and were > > imported into the database in the very > beginning. > > The moral grounds for the > > objection that these not be included is still > valid > > but becomes of more and > > more marginal importance as these caches > disappear > > and as the total number > > of caches in the database makes them > insignificant. > > ... With the added functionality of the > > site, each cache has a > > large amount of associated data - logs, > pictures, > > maps, clues, ROT13 > > encoded spoilers, etc. Most of this stuff was > > clearly submitted to > > geocaching alone and none of us has any claim at > all > > on this data. > > ...> -Eoghan > > > > > > > > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Yahoo! Sports - live college hoops coverage > http://sports.yahoo.com/ > > > Yahoo! Groups Sponsor > ADVERTISEMENT > > > > > The gpsstash page > http://www.geocaching.com > The GPS Stash Hunt page. > http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/gps.html > > GeoCache HQ > http://www.braveheart.com.au > GPS Stash Hunt FAQ : > http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/stashfaq.txt > To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: > email@example.com > > > > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! > Terms of Service. > > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been > removed] > > >
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