A particular developer has by all accounts developed a very popular and cheap application that provides RailCorp timetables on iPhones and other mobile devices.
One would think that in a sensible world this would make RailCorp happy.
Imagine that, a technology entrepreneur who off his own bat has developed an application that provides a service to RailCorp customers that costs RailCorp nothing!
All RailCorp has to do is keep on doing what it's supposed to do, issue timetables on its website and run its transport system.
However, instead of thanking this developer and offering to work more closely with him by say offering to provide up to the minute data feeds for his application, RailCorp accuses him of stealing its timetable information.
Apparently, in this crazy mixed up world of digital rights management, the free timetable information RailCorp's website can't be copied and repackaged for sale in a useful format by an entrepreneurial developer.
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