According to the news, the US government is considering whether to charge for access to remote-sensing imagery, namely the Landsat satellites operated by the US Geological Survey (USGS) and an aerial-survey programme run by the Department of Agriculture (USDA). More information are available under nature.com
News: Open data
25 April 2018Dr. Ingo Baumann
New Zealand’s most current publicly-owned aerial imagery, covering 95% of the country, is now available online under an open license through the LINZ Data Service. This policy is well in line with the government’s goal to make publicly-owned data available on a free, full, and open basis. “Releasing publicly held ...
28 April 2014Dr. Ingo Baumann