[Nottingham] BBC iPlayer petition

Martin Garton martin at stupids.org
Thu Jul 5 15:38:15 BST 2007

> That's a good point Martin, but if the BBC are in violation of their 
> charter by being MS only, then they are acting outside of the law, 
> aren't they ( i.e. they are broadcasting outside of the parameters 
> dictated to them by the charter that allows them to broadcast, if you 
> see what I mean)? Without wishing to sound pedantic, it's never 
> acceptable to act illegally just because you have got yourself in a 
> tricky commercial situation.

Of course.  This is why I expect them to release a Mac based player in
due course.  This will then (as far I as understand it at least) not be
in violation.

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