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Bing Maps Copyright Requirement when using MapInfo Professional

Issue

Is it a requirement to show the Bing™ Copyright watermark when issuing prints/PDF's of maps that contain Bing mapping?

Resolution

UPDATED: May 4, 2017


Yes you are, according to Microsoft's Print Rights:
 
  1. 1.2. Attribution Requirements.Prints must include the copyright notices from the Services and Content, including, without limitation, any logo, trademark, copyright or other notice of Microsoft or its suppliers and digital watermarks. You must ensure that the copyright notices are not removed, minimized, blocked, modified or obscured in any Prints. You must include the following copyright attribution statement: "Microsoft product screen shot(s) reprinted with permission from Microsoft Corporation. If your use includes references to a Microsoft product, you must use the full name of the product. When referencing any Microsoft trademarks, you must follow the General Microsoft Trademark Guidelines.
More information can be found here: https://www.microsoft.com/maps/product/print-rights.html

Environment Details

Products affected: MapInfo Professional
 

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