Saturday, March 07, 2009

CityRail not just biased towards iPhone

It seems that a number of mobile application developers have fallen foul of CityRails timetable copyright antics. At one stage CityRail even went to the extent of scrambling their website in order to stop people screen scraping. I repeat, it may be true that they legally own the copyright to this information, but that is in no way helpful to the people who want (and dare I say have a right to) this information. It’s not that hard, really. Other governments have managed to do it, what is wrong with the NSW Government.

1 comment:

  1. Tony Bailey4:19 pm

    You don't think it has anything to do with the Ministry's commercial release of the 131500 trip planner two weeks ago?