Yahoo Updates Map Licensing

John Musser
Jun. 14 2006, 12:08AM EDT

In response to the latest Google Maps news the team at Yahoo! have changed the licensing restrictions for their mapping API. Good news for developers:

...we have lifted many of the restrictions associated with the Yahoo! Maps APIs. Until today, the APIs were available only for non-commercial use unless you applied for an exception. The concept of commercial and non-commercial has gone away and exceptions are no longer necessary in most cases. We have given you explicit Usage Policies to help guide you.

John Musser

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