[mythtv-users] Zap2it Labs Shutting Down?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Jun 21 20:38:02 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 03:53:28PM -0400, Dan Ritter wrote:
> > Sports accounts are perhaps the best analogy to our current situation,
> > IMO.  I hadn't realized the leagues were losing those cases, but I'm
> > glad to hear they are.
> While MLB has decided to appeal their loss, they have already
> made big concessions to reality:
> "We've agreed that the stats and names are in the public
> domain," MLB Advanced Media spokesman Gallagher said after the
> ruling. "But when you start to use team's logos and other images
> as CBC did, you need a license, it's that simple."
> http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070614-mlb-tries-to-convince-appeals-court-that-names-and-stats-are-copyrightable.html

Alas, that does *not* appear to cover accounts.  But it's still on
point.  IME.  IANAL.  TINC.

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