[mythtv-users] Australian TV station show times...

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Wed Jan 9 16:45:15 UTC 2008

Phill Edwards wrote:
>> I don't know what the legal situation is in Oz but in the UK, if the networks
>> were consistently that sloppy I think both trading standards and the various
>> regulatory bodies would be having a close look at the situation. After all,
>> these people are supposed to be providing a service, and presumably they have to
>> have some kind of licence (with conditions) to enable them to do that.
>> Worth taking a look, if you know the right people?
> I think you'd have no influence whatsoever, I'm afraid. How can you
> complain about service levels if you're not paying for the service?
> It's the advertisers who pay - they are therefore the customers, not
> us viewers.
Ah. In the UK we *do* pay for the service - it's called the TV licence fee.

Mike Perkins

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