[mythtv-users] Zap2it Labs Shutting Down?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Jun 21 13:29:02 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 02:36:54PM -0700, Gabe Rubin wrote:
> > 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*.
> They can make it terms of the service for viewing their web page or
> using their service, and a violation would violate those terms, and be
> breach of contract, trespass to chattels, and potentially other causes
> of actions.  Look up the eBay v. Bidder's Edge case, which did
> essentially this.  Rigistrar.com v. Verio also is similar, and there
> are some other cases on this same factual setting that I am
> forgetting.

Case law.  I'll check; thanks.

Those are likely not precedental, though, unless they were appealed,
and I don't think any of them have been to SCOTUS, so issues of venue
come into play.

-- jra
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