[mythtv-users] Boxee/Hulu?

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Sun Mar 1 15:45:22 UTC 2009

On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 11:14:30PM -0800, David Brodbeck wrote:
> Eric Sharkey wrote:
>> We live in a society with laws that govern control over copyrighted
>> information.  These laws specify restrictions on what recipients may
>> do with copies they receive.
> Thanks for the civics lecture.
> My point is if you're being given something for free, it seems  
> reasonable to honor the conditions you're being given it under, or  
> refuse the freebie.  It seems a bit rude to trample on hospitality.
> I'm sure if enough people abuse Hulu it will go away and be replaced  
> with something for-pay, like happened with Zap2It.

    Except Hulu is not "free". It is ad supported, just like any network 
broadcast or independent TV station that is dominated by reruns.

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