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Articles and other news items about the OpenStreetMap project.
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Pocket-Lint: OpenStreetMap - Crowd Sourced Cartography Set to Re-Map the World

Dan Sung interviews OSM founder Steve Coast, who explains how the project will make maps free and satnavs much cheaper.
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BBC News: The Volunteer Mappers who Helped Haiti

Slide-show article covering the efforts of OpenStreetMap mappers to improve the coverage of the area hit by the Haiti earthquake using donated aerial photography.
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Tech Crunch: OpenStreetMap Grows, Spawns Ecosystem

Guest post by Ed Freyfogle, co-founder of property search engine Nestoria, explaining how the project has grown.
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SwissInfo.ch: The Globe, Mapped by You

Openstreetmap chairman Simon Poole is interviewed about the project to create a freely available map of the world.
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The Guardian: Meet the Wikipedia of the mapping world

Article by Victor Keegan, explaining how OpenStreetMap volunteers are mapping the world, with particular reference to Haiti.
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The Atlantic Cities: Mapping the Growth of OpenStreetMap

Looking back over the history of the crowdsourced digital street map, a familiar pattern emerges.
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New Scientist: Citizen Cartographers Fill the Gaps in Maps

Article explaining how OpenStreetMap volunteers have brought free, much-needed collaborative maps to far-flung developing areas.
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The Guardian: Why the world needs OpenStreetMap

Article by Serge Wroclawski, explaining that as more private companies offer maps, an open source solution that anyone can edit is still needed.
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