[mythtv-users] MS media center
jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Mar 1 16:43:14 UTC 2010
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 01:55:52PM -0800, Chris Petersen wrote:
> On 02/26/2010 06:33 PM, Christopher Meredith wrote:
> > I'm not giving legal advice, I'm providing legal information. There's
> > an important difference. There was some backlash on the Mythbuntu
> > forums regarding mc2xml in which it was claimed that mc2xml is
> > "illegal" because it violates the TOS for MCE. That simply isn't true
> > and that's the point I was making.
> It doesn't violate the TOS for MCE. It violates the TOS for the MCE
> data download service. Huge difference from a legal standpoint, same
> effect for the mc2xml user.
> Do you take your neighbor's car out for a joy ride if you find the doors
> unlocked and keys in the ignition? It's not stealing if you return it
...except you've already rented the car. The data service in question is
bundleware. It's part of a bundle you've already purchased. It's more like
Avis telling you that you can't drive to Sea World but going to Schlitterban
is just fine.
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