[mythtv-users] Zap2it Labs Shutting Down?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Jun 20 19:37:32 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 11:04:35AM -0700, Chris Petersen wrote:
> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> > Of course it doesn't mean that.  If you post it, *someone* can scrape
> > it, if they're motivated enough.  Raw factual directory data (which
> > this is) isn't copyrightable anyway; Feist v Rural makes that pretty
> > clear.  If there's *creative* writing in the episode descriptions, then
> > maybe, but IANAL.
> Show names, episode titles, etc. are all copyright to the respective tv
> networks that own them.  They license use of these names to TMS, who can
> then sell them at whatever price the market can bear.

You have case citations?

They're factual data.


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