[mythtv-users] Mooting architecture for a DataDirect replacement

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri Jun 22 15:20:01 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jun 22, 2007 at 11:12:45AM -0400, Rich West wrote:
> Not sure if it has been pointed out (dons flame retardant suit now), but
> NNTP is not accessible by everyone easily.  Many ISP's block it
> entirely,

I have *never* heard this about NNTP, while I *do* hear it about
Torrent and some other P2P protocols -- RR has recently taken aim at

Do you have citations about ISPs restricting their customers from
retrieving traffic via NNTP?

>               some offer it (Comcast) but require you to pay extra to access
> it, while some do allow for it on a limited basis.  Are there free news
> servers out there?  Sure.  But I know of a few people who have Comcast
> who can't even get those newsfeeds due to Comcast blocking them.

More; please.  

-- jra
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