* Posts by Goodjob66

2 posts • joined 6 Oct 2019

BBC said it'll pull radio streams from TuneIn to slurp more of your data but nobody noticed till Amazon put its foot in it


BBC have got this wrong big time

BBC have lost listeners as a result of this change as I now listed to LBC who have just announced a significant increase in their listening figures. i wonder why? The petition on change.org to reverse this decision is now over 3000 - https://www.change.org/p/bbc-restore-bbc-radio-streams-to-tunein. Ridiculous and absurd situation that non-license fee payers can continue to access BBC radio via Tune In but license fee payers cant.


So short sighted

The world is moving towards sharing data and interoperability. The day that the BBC becomes a paid subscription or advertisement funded service just to a big step closer, becasue that is how they are behaving.

I don't want my licence fee being spent on a second rate app when there are better apps out there. It's OK to innovate but you better to sure that you can build something better than is currently available so that users move to it by choice rather than blocking access. Absurd that non licence fee payers outside the UK are unaffected. Its a even more incoherent decision than the Labour Party view on Brexit.

The number of comments and complaints on the BBC blog is now up to 1334 with new complaints added every few minutes.


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