[mythtv] mythmovie grabber issue (ToS)

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Jan 15 16:24:33 UTC 2009

On Jan 15, 2009, at 8:00 AM, Matt S. wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Brad DerManouelian
> <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
>> Boxee does this.
> So - how (where) exactly does Boxee get all this data that doesn't
> violate any Terms of Service and why can't myth do the same?  I keep
> seeing all these other cool apps that gather metadata for movies,
> videos, CDs, showtimes, weather, etc, and all of them can only get it
> a couple of different ways:
> 1) Find a place that provides an open service to get the data from
> 2) Find a place that provides a closed service, and get permission to
> use it (or pay for it)
> 3) Violate various sites ToS and do it anyway

You can check with them. My interest in Boxee is solely as a user. I  
have no desire to look through their source code. I was just stating  
it as a source of information if you were interested enough to look  
into it.


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