[mythtv-users] Supporting schedulesdirect.org
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Wed Aug 8 18:32:18 UTC 2007
> Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 11:16:55 -0700> From: robert.current at gmail.com> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Supporting schedulesdirect.org> > On 8/8/07, Chris Petersen <lists at forevermore.net> wrote:> >> > Zap2it Labs went away because TMS decided that it was too much effort to> > police it for fraud. Just about everyone we've worked with at TMS and> > Labs said that they felt bad about the free service going away.> >> > What fraud? Was the data used for something other than MythTV PVR's> like originally intended? Was someone trying to re-sell the data?> > This is the first I heard of "fraud" talking about listing data. I> heard "abuse" before, and assumed that meant people were pulling data> hourly on a cron job or something, taxing the server to hard... But> what was the fraud? And how is the schedulesdirect.org project going> to stop this fraud issue?Have you read Zap2it's letter to the community? They don't use the word fraud, but it's not exactly hard to figure out what they're talking about. Now that money is involved, I don't see fraud or violation of TOS being a major problem.
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