[mythtv-users] Boxee/Hulu Round 2

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Mon Mar 9 23:16:27 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Robert Dyer <rdyer at iastate.edu> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 12:18 PM, Michael T. Dean
> <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> > Unless, of course, they're storing the information obtained from the RSS
> > feed (i.e. keeping URI's/descriptions/... in a file or database on the
> Boxee
> > system) or similar--which could well be a violation of the RSS feed's ToS
> > (and/or direct violation of copyright, depending on what's stored).
> What you just described is caching.  Every web browser (and I would
> assume most non-browser based RSS reader) does this.
> > So, has anyone ever seen the ToS for the RSS feed?  I can't find it, but
> > would love to have a link.  And, to get Hulu RSS support into Myth, we'd
> > definitely need to see the terms or have some explicit approval, so if
> you
> > have a link, please let us know.
> I would assume the RSS feed (http://www.hulu.com/feed) is covered by
> the main site's ToU, since they are under the same domain
> (http://www.hulu.com/terms).
The problem is not the RSS feed itself, it's with what the RSS feed POINTS
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