Daily Archives: January 11, 2012


The beginning of the end of Free? 5

Over the holidays there was a flurry of excitement, particularly among OpenStreetMap fans, prompted by Ed Freyfogle’s announcement that Nestoria were switching from using the Google Maps API to using an OpenStreetMap tile service provided by MapQuest.┬áThe switch was prompted by Google’s announcement in April of last year that they would be introducing some volume limits on the usage of the free Maps API: “We are also introducing transaction limits on the number of maps […]