[mythtv-users] Zap2it Labs Shutting Down?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Jun 20 19:34:47 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 10:05:44AM -0700, Gabe Rubin wrote:
> Yes, but they can make contractual restrictions through terms of
> service that prohibit screen scraping.  While it is not a technical
> means to prevent screen scraping, although I have no doubt they would
> constantly change the system to frustrate screen scrapers, creating an
> "arms war" of who can respond quicker, this is a legal means that TMS
> has at its disposal.

They can *say* it, but it's not enforceable, either practically, or --
I think, and IANAL -- legally.  If you make it publically available,
it's *public*.

Someone should actually be talking to the TitanTV people about this
too, if they're not already.

-- jra
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