Re: iTunes feed hijack?
- Yep - the Show Description for the Podfinder listing in
my "Podcasts" subscription folder in iTunes lists a
This Week in Science - The Kickass Weekly Science Radio Show
--- In email@example.com, "adambvarga" <adam@d...> wrote:
> Try the following:
> Subscribe to a show in iTunes, then, in the subscription area (not
> music store directory) right click on the show name and
> Description." It will list the address of your feed.
> Some shows display the locations of their actual RSS feeds, while
> other feeds are hijacked by iTMS.
> Dailysonic should appear as
> but instead we are listed as
> And that address is all screwy, its not listing our latest shows,
> it doesn't look to me like a proper RSS feed. I really would like
> apple to list our feed normally, instead of hijacking it... at
> until they can work out their podcast issues.
> As a side, having been at the developer end of things before, I
> understand that sometimes the unexpected can make a "launch" flop.
> not angry at all. I think Apple made a brave move embracing
> podcasting, and they just hit a snag. I'm going to continue to be
> patient and give them their dev team benefit of the doubt...
> I just wish they could list our feed normally in the meantime.
- Cory's gone AFK for a couple of weeks - I think I read in one of his posts
that he's in Michigan teaching until mid-July and won't be answering emails.
All Podcasts, indexed and searchable.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
> Behalf Of Evo Terra
> Sent: 05 July 2005 20:52
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [podcasters] Re: iTunes feed hijack?
> this_week_in_science wrote:
> > Someone should let Cory Doctorow from BoingBoing know about this new
> > epidemic of large sites like Apple and PodcastAlley hijacking RSS
> > feeds by small independent publishers.
> > Don't the guys from The Dragon Page podcast know him?
> > Evo...Michael...you guys on here?
> Yeah, we're here now. We've been enjoying ourselves in Canada for the
> past four days and are trying to get caught back up.
> Last time I checked, Cory posts his email address at
> http://craphound.com and there is an easy-to-find story submission link
> over on http://boingboing.net for anyone to use.
> I'm overloaded and behind-the-times right now and don't want to come of
> sounding like less-than an expert to Cory (or anyone) on the iTunes
> hijack issue. But if you feel like the one to raise the flag with him,
> please do. He's a good guy and will listen to any complaints.
> Evo Terra
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