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Registered: ‎10-26-2015

Use of Google Maps in Geospatial Portal


We are currently engaging Google about integrating Google Maps with Geospatial Portal. During our discussions we have been told that overlaying datasets on top of Google Maps must be done using Google APIs only.


My understanding of the the ability to add Google Maps to Geospatial Portal is that only the Google Maps layer is obtained via the Google API and then its possible to overlay data from other web services on top of the Google Maps layer and thus this breaches Googles terms of service.


Is anyone familiar with Google's terms and confirm if this is correct?