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No, you may not. Google does not own the imagery they display in Google Earth, and so cannot give anyone else a licence to use that imagery for any purpose other than screenshots - which may be used unaltered in commercial reports or presentations: i.e. single, static, ungeoreferenced images retaining full attribution to Google and its suppliers. You do not ...
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In short: openlayer run something like a web browser in the background with the images, and force the position in the web browser to match the one in the gis software (sometimes it doesnt do pretty well). Thats why you can use bing or google images in QGIS.
QGIS don't use directly the layers of Bing Maps or Google Maps or Apple (forbidden, licensing issue) but use OpenLayers via Python (with the OpenLayer Plugin). This plugin allows you to add a number of image services (allowed) to your map canvas. You can use them for your work, but if you want to publish the map, you will be bound by the terms of the ...
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