[mythtv-users] Another commercial MythTV box
geckofiend at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 21:03:02 UTC 2005
On 6/29/05, Nick Rout <nick at rout.co.nz> wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 19:16:35 -0700
> chris wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 04:27:40PM -0700, Mike Myers wrote:
> > > Yet another commercial MythTV system has hit the
> > > market. Again, no mention of Myth in it's marketing
> > > materials.
> > What really worries me is whether or not these commercial MythTV boxes
> > are using labs.zap2it.com for their listings or not. The folks at
> > zap2it provide free listings for NON-COMMERCIAL use only, and have
> > noticed some for-profit products starting to download listings. They
> > have hinted that if it doesn't stop they will have to take some action
> > (the easiest of which would be simply to unplug their server).
> If I buy one of these devices and then use it in my home, that appears
> to me to be non-commercial use. As far as zap2it.com is concerned it
> places no greater load than if i brewed my own mythbox.
> IMHO commercial use would be, say, downloading information from
> zap2it.com and re-selling it.
Your HO is flat out 100% wrong.
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