iPhone App-Maker Publishes Train Schedules; MTA Demands a Cut
MTA says they just want to make sure Station Stops info is accurate -- though the money is a nice plus. "The bigger picture is - why the hell is MTA licensing this data at all?" asks Schoenfeld. Commenters at Cult of Mac have the same question.
An annoyed Schoenfeld has taken to running a provocative banner ("MTA's Legal Department Wants to Silence StationStops.com") on his blog, and posting related stories that support his POV ("Boston's MBTA Releases Schedule Data Free To Developers - You're Move MTA!").
It's 83 degrees in New York right now. We wonder if we owe Apple any money.