[mythtv-users] Boxee/Hulu?

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Fri Feb 27 03:01:53 UTC 2009

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 9:35 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 3:11 PM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 8:50 PM, Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I used the term "pirates" in the context of peoples
>>> perceptions...however jumping through hoops to circumvent the actions
>>> of the sites owners in order to violate the sites terms of use of
>>> certainly isn't a whole lot better.
>> From U.S. Title 17 Chapter 12:
>> ...in order to enable the identification and
>> analysis under paragraph (1), or for the purpose of enabling
>> interoperability of an independently created computer program with
>> other programs...
> Refers back to (1) which reads

It's an "or" not an "and".  It's the second branch of the or which is
relevant here.

Boxee is "an independently created computer program" which is being
made interoperable with the Hulu web site.  The software running on
the Hulu servers is the "other programs" in this case.


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