[mythtv-users] Zap2it Labs Shutting Down?
gravityhammer at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 19:53:57 UTC 2007
On 6/20/07, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 02:20:54PM -0400, Dan Ritter wrote:
> > You can't copyright the factual information about a work or
> > newsworthy event either, as Major League Baseball, Inc. has been
> > finding out, repeatedly.
> Sports accounts are perhaps the best analogy to our current situation,
> IMO. I hadn't realized the leagues were losing those cases, but I'm
> glad to hear they are.
> > Now, TMS may have a contract with each and every television
> > station in North America... but I suspect that they don't, and
> > that they may not even have an exclusivity clause. Consider PBS
> > stations.
> Indeed. Likely, they're the only ones doing it because they're the
> only ones doing.
> Titan, though, does *not* appear to be only getting it's data from TMS;
> their listings often differ (and Titan is often more accurate).
TitanTV gets their listings from TVGuide.
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