(though they do have a road running right through the airport... win some, lose some)
Start zooming out. At one tick out, none of the maps mark the Atlantic Ocean. Because the label isn't in the viewport.
1. It definitely violates Google's TOS: https://developers.google.com/maps/terms
2. Also, in my opinion is contrary to the spirit of the OSM community
A more powerful approach would be providing resources and tools for teachers and students to map their communities and places around the world. The map data becomes more robust, and students get a great opportunity to learn about new places and geography.
(I cannot downvote, all I see is the comment in a lighter shade of grey. If I could, would I be able to see the number of downvotes?)
The only person who can see number of upvotes/downvotes is the person who made the comment. I am pretty sure this is to prevent making leaderboards out of trolling, but I could be wrong.
What I am excited about within the context of open data and crowdsourcing is using machines to do a rough first pass over the imagery, and get people to rate or fix the results.
A wonderful example of this is the New York Public Library's Building Inspector: http://buildinginspector.nypl.org/
- Former Shadow 200 TUAV Operator with 482 combat flight hours in Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004.
Yes, it also means that schoolhouses will no longer be confused with military bunkers. And diplomatic consulates won't be confused for depots .