[mythtv-users] Boxee/Hulu?

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 15:33:23 UTC 2009

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 7:18 AM, Dean Collins <Dean at cognation.net> wrote:
> Another example i
> "What Boxee is doing is taking copies of the NY Times, cutting them up to A4
> size sheets and then distributing your version of the NY Times at the 32nd
> and 7th ave exit of Penn Station.
> Sure NY Times will be selling more copies so should be happy, but Boxee are
> repurposing the content into their vision without the permission of the
> original licensor.

this analogy and your original made perfect sense to me.

> I'm as 'newtech' as most people but the flaw here is that Boxee is making
> money from someone else's content without their permission."
> I'm surprised they are surprised at this reaction.
> - as a business person I would have been prepared for this if/when
> it occurred. And had an alternative in the wings ready to go.

it might be that hulu just wanted to see what would happen, at first.,
and reply later.

Brad Fuller

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