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#1 2019-06-11 14:12:19

korolenok
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Registered: 2019-06-11
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Possible personal information leak in Trat Province, Thailand.

Hi, everyone! I don't know the right way to post this info here, but... smile

Some edits from jarinya manola has a personal information in names (OSMCha link to his edits https://osmcha.mapbox.com/?filters=%7B% … 2%7D%5D%7D).

For example, this area with buildings https://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?chan … /102.62920.

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#2 2019-06-11 14:38:40

Beddhist
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From: Doembang Nangbuat, TH
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 435
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Re: Possible personal information leak in Trat Province, Thailand.

Are you saying they put the owners' names into the name field for each house? Have you tried contacting the account?

If you have no luck email the data working group for assistance.

Regards,
Peter.

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#3 2019-06-11 16:12:01

Russ McD
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From: Hereford & Chiang Mai.
Registered: 2011-04-17
Posts: 289

Re: Possible personal information leak in Trat Province, Thailand.

Yes, my Thai gf confirmed they are family names going into the name= field.
I have written the new user a message, but unfortunately not in Thai.

We noticed you are adding the names of the house owners for some buildings you have recently drawn in.
Adding the names of the family that lives there is not correct and may violate their privacy.
If the building has a name, you should use the addr:housename= *  tag
Regards

Hopefully he will take on board.

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#4 2019-06-12 02:02:24

Beddhist
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From: Doembang Nangbuat, TH
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 435
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Re: Possible personal information leak in Trat Province, Thailand.

457 edits since joining 3 weeks ago. All changesets tagged with

#tm-project-6029 #EliminateMalaria #Thailand #MissingMaps #ThailandNMCP

Another mass-data-add program under way?

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#5 2019-06-12 09:27:04

woodpeck
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Registered: 2009-12-02
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Re: Possible personal information leak in Trat Province, Thailand.

Data Working Group are aware of the problem and dealing with it. We haven't yet managed to find out who is behind the task (and there's no organised editing documentation for it) but I hope we'll be able to discuss with them in due course.

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#6 2021-08-29 03:37:33

cmoffroad
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Registered: 2021-07-15
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Re: Possible personal information leak in Trat Province, Thailand.

woodpeck wrote:

Data Working Group are aware of the problem and dealing with it. We haven't yet managed to find out who is behind the task (and there's no organised editing documentation for it) but I hope we'll be able to discuss with them in due course.

Please see https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtop … 08#p839301 for more info.

Last edited by cmoffroad (2021-08-29 12:44:13)

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