[mythtv-users] Zap2it discontinuance: any alternative?

stuart stuart at xnet.com
Tue Aug 7 22:56:44 UTC 2007

stuart wrote:
> David Brodbeck wrote:
>> On Aug 6, 2007, at 9:17 PM, DaveD wrote:
>>> I'm not very well informed, but I'm curious why
>>> they didn't just start charging for the service.
>> We don't know for sure, but I think it's because they're basically a  
>> wholesaler.  They sell listings to other businesses.  Having to deal  
>> with selling listings to a bunch of individuals would add overhead,  
>> and might reduce their core business by undercutting some of the  
>> companies they sell to.
> More to the point (well, I'm curious if no one else is), why did they 
> stop?  I thought it was because people were selling MythTV boxes with 
> active zap2it accounts.  But, as I recall, some who do this posted where 
> they contacted zap2it and received zap2it e-mail stating they were not 
> the reason.  Then who was zap2it openly complaining about?

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