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OpenStreetMap to reach 250,000 contributors today

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The OpenStreetMap (OSM) Project has announced that it will reach more than 250,000 registered users today

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OpenStreetMap reaches 200,000 user milestone

http://www.h-online.com

OpenStreetMap Founder Steve Coast has announced that the OpenStreetMap (OSM) Project now has more than 200,000 registered users. The project, originally started in August of 2004, has become increasingly popular in recent months. The new milestone comes less than ten months after the project reached 100,000 registered users back in March of 2009.

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OpenStreeMaps: free software's answer to Google and commercially-restricted geo-data

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

"In a recent article on free software and the Large Hadron Collider I mentioned that here in the United Kingdom The Guardian, a national British newspaper, had founded a campaign called 'free our data'.

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Spend your vacation getting started with OpenStreetMap

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We have written about the OpenStreetMap (OSM) project many times, but we have yet to explain how to get started with it as a contributor. Since it is the vacation high season in the Northern Hemisphere and many more people will be hitting the maps, this is the perfect time. You can contribute a lot to the project even if you don't own a Global Positioning System (GPS) device -- or even a compass.

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breiPott: Free (as in Freedom) music party in Berlin

http://fsfe.org

"...Damn, I find it so cool when people combine all those free as in freedom things! In my opinion this is exactly the goal we wanted to achieve with the free software movement and which many of its naysayers and opponents did not get. :-)

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OpenStreetMap project imports US government maps

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OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project in the process of building a free, Web-accessible, user-editable map of the world. So far, most of its map data has come through user-contributed GPS traces, but OSM has recently undertaken the bulk import of government-collected data covering the entire United States.

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