We all travel round using various pieces of information collected from a whole range of sources and some collate these into google maps, Autoroute files and inky blobs on maps. We have purchased various books and downloaded POIs some at a small cost and some given free. We have harvested information from travelers who have stayed and recommended campsites and Aires and I have added them to my files together with comments drawn from the giver of the information like "free WiFi over the road at the library" Most of this information originally starts off in a printed directory of some sort and is sold or given away. Do the copy write laws apply to they reproduction of the data by any means i.e. photocopy the book or having sold this information can someone retain rights over something like a collection of LPG station information that has been made into a POI file by someone else. In other words does the fact that you gather together various pieces of information somehow give you reproduction rights over how it is subsequently used or stored. Accepting that the original gatherer of the information whoever that might be, may have worked long and hard to verify that information.