[mythtv-users] UK Petition regarding BBC and Windows

Peter Bowyer peter at bowyer.org
Wed Aug 8 15:28:12 UTC 2007

On 08/08/07, C.Mortimer at research-int.com <C.Mortimer at research-int.com> wrote:
> > Message: 11
> > Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2007 12:34:03 +0100
> > From: "Justin Hornsby" <justin.hornsby at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] UK Petition regarding BBC and Windows
> > To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> >
> > I'm sure some people will think of this subject as one worthy of
> > comment or protest - but an online petition to force the government's
> > hand?  Oh please!
> >
> > Yet another shining example of why the e-petitions site is a waste of
> > taxpayers' money.
> Jeeess,...settle down
> ...Hopefully not too much money... It is open source :-)
> http://www.pm.gov.uk/output/Page11051.asp
> > "Hey, I hear you need a computer to use the BBC's iPlayer software.
> > Not being the owner of a computer I think it's a gratuitous waste of
> > licence fee money.  Withdraw the service now!"
> No, don't withdraw it, just make it available to as many people as
> possible.
> In order to get that message across it needs as many people as possible
> to say "I want it opened up!"

Or you could wait for the BBC to do what they and the BBC Trust have
already said they're going to do - provide a platform-neutral iPlayer.

No news here, move on......

Peter Bowyer
Email: peter at bowyer.org

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