Oh, I agree! I'm just not sure the lawyers would. :-/
Lucas Gonze wrote:
> 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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