Re: Tivo, Fair Use, Video-in-the-Cloud, and Vidster

From: Lucas Gonze (
Date: Sat Mar 31 2001 - 16:06:00 PST

Seems to me that it's not IP theft to type in an entry, though who the
hell knows what IP theft is. Your point about monetizing program
listing data is a good one; as a thing that could neutralize a CDDB type

> Anticipated problem with any of these concepts: program listings considered IP by
> networks, who decide they need to monetize this IP?
> jb
> Lucas Gonze wrote:
> > > > Where do you get the program-listings metadata?
> >
> > ...been thinking about a CDDB-type approach to handle this problem. The problem
> > is that foreknowledge is needed. But the general idea is that one person would
> > schedule a recording manually, give it a name like "Gilmore Girls", and that bit
> > of data would be available to the cloud. Other people could then look up
> > "Gilmore Girls."

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