When adding a photo and associated comment to our Photomap, your username is now shown on the page.
This applies to new contributions added from today onwards.
For existing photos, contributors have been notified that this change will be applied to those images on 19th September (i.e. one month from today).
We are happy to change usernames or to split groups of photos into different usernames if wanted by users.
This change effectively brings CycleStreets into line with most other sites like YouTube, Flickr and others, which allow user contributions. Most photos have the CC-BY-SA license, which basically allows others to re-use the photo, but only if attributed. But at present there is no way of attributing.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. As contributors to the system ourselves, user privacy is a very important concern to us.
We're gradually rolling out changes to the Photomap as a result of a large code-cleanup that is taking place behind the scenes, and will report on these changes here soon!